Community Tree Planting (October 26)

On October 26, 2019, the Niskayuna Tree Council, the Niskayuna Highway Dept. and members of the community planted 15-20 street trees on Ray and Cornelius Streets. A demonstration on how to properly plant trees and care for the trees was given by Amy Howansky of the Tree Council . Some of the types of trees planted were: ginko, serviceberry, sweetgum, […]

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Niska Day Event (May)

The Niskayuna Tree Council had a booth at Niska Day this year. We handed out free maple, white pine, and spruce saplings, tree planting and care information, and had a raffle drawing for a purple sand cherry tree. The Council also displayed information on how to determine if your tree falls into the setback dimensions to be considered a street […]

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Arbor Day 2019 (April 27)

The town of Niskayuna held its 4th annual Arbor Day event on Sat., April 27 in Blatnick Town Park. The event included several booths and activities such as: an art contest with the local schools; pollinator garden and monarch butterfly habitat information; invasive species information on the emerald ash borer, woolly adelgid, and oak wilt; The Nature Conservancy and local […]

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