Coordinator’s Corner — September

It’s hard to believe it’s mid-September already, with October and Urban and Community Forestry Month just around the corner. This summer we’ve been busy writing grant applications and preparing for our own 2019 UCF grant season. I’m happy to announce that DNR’s Urban & Community Forestry Program has applied for and received funding for three … Continue reading Coordinator’s Corner — September

Coordinator’s Corner — August

Arborists and urban foresters talk a lot about nurturing trees. To do that, tree care practitioners must continually nurture their understanding of trees. At the recent International Society of Arboriculture Annual (ISA) meeting in Columbus, Ohio, I was honored to receive a recognition titled “ISA True Professional of Arboriculture.” It was an exciting and humbling … Continue reading Coordinator’s Corner — August

Coordinator’s Corner — April Celebrates the Tree Planter’s Holiday

Happy Arbor Day! Here at DNR we celebrate the “tree planter’s holiday” all month long with communities across the state. Often celebrations include Earth Day, which supports activities friendly to the environment. The celebrations definitely complement each other. Trees provide a lot of positive environmental benefits as well as social and economic benefits. And Earth … Continue reading Coordinator’s Corner — April Celebrates the Tree Planter’s Holiday