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Urban and Community Forestry Upcoming Activities

DEC's Urban and Community Forestry Program (UCF) is changing how we promote workshops, conferences and grant opportunities. We encourage you to sign up for emails through DEC Delivers. In addition to urban forestry topics, you will receive information on forests, plants and land conservation across the state in a monthly email newsletter. We anticipate primarily communicating email-only through DEC Delivers by 2021.

The 2021 ReLeaf Conference will be held July 22-24, 2021 in Buffalo, NY!

Date Description Contact
January 28, 2021

1 PM: Urban Forest Health Update Webinar

Join us for the first NYS ReLeaf webinar of 2021! Jess Cancelliere and Rob Cole will give an overview of the Forest Health Program, including the Diagnostic Lab and the services it offers. They'll also talk about beech leaf disease and white pine decline, two issues likely to impact urban forests across New York in the coming years.

This webinar is free, registration is required. Continuing education credits for ISA, CNLP, and DEC pesticides have been applied for.

Click here to register through WebEx (leaves DEC website)

Christina McLaughlin
February 11, 2021

10 AM: Long Island ReLeaf (Region 1) Webinar Workshop

Join Long Island ReLeaf for a "Right Tree Right Place" webinar workshop - hosted by Cornell Cooperative Extension Nassau County on Zoom. The webinar will feature Christian Granelli (Senior Environmental Planner, Town of Huntington) presenting on "Urban Forestry and Grants in the Town of Huntington", and Ross Hassinger (City Forester, Buffalo) presenting on "Variables in Street Tree Selection for Municipalities".

Click here to register through Zoom (link leaves DEC's website)

Christina McLaughlin
Visit DEC's Calendar of Events for a full listing of all agency activities.