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For Release: Tuesday, April 23, 2019

ReLeaf Announces Tree Workshop

Tree workshop is free and open to the public on May 3, Utica, NY

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) along with New York ReLeaf; Central New York Conservancy, and Cornell Cooperative Extension of Oneida County, are holding a workshop to discuss how to select and plant trees in an urban setting. Topics will include: selecting the right tree; and planting of containerized, ball and bur lapped and bare root trees. There will also be a tree planting demonstration.

WHAT: ReLeaf Tree Workshop
WHEN: Friday, May 3, 2019
TIME: 9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
WHERE: Central New York Conservancy, 1641 Genessee Street, Utica, NY. Please reserve your spot at the workshop by emailing information.R6@dec.ny.gov or calling Mike Giocondo, Forester with DEC's Lowville sub office at 315-376-3521.

ReLeaf is a statewide effort dedicated to our trees - today and for the future. Our communities' trees provide the oxygen we breathe, filter out air and water pollution, are nature's air conditioners, provide aesthetic benefits and generally improve our quality of life. ReLeaf is a project of the Urban Forestry Program within the Division of Lands and Forests. For more information, contact the New York ReLeaf Coordinator in Albany at 518-402-9425 or e-mail: landsforests@dec.ny.gov or visit our ReLeaf page on the DEC website.

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