Trees of the Nyacks Photo/Essay Winners…

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Thank you to everyone who contributed to the Trees of the Nyacks Photo Contest. The online map and gallery of photos and text was a success! The three prizes for a the best combination of picture and story go to Ray Wright, Aniela Cohig, and Rachael Stewart. (We had wonderful entries from Tree Committee members and their familes as well as beautiful late entries that we weren't eligible, but much … [Read more...]

Celebrate spring and Arbor Day!

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Celebrate spring and Arbor Day this Saturday morning at 11 in Memorial Park. Celebrate Nyack's becoming a Tree City USA. and find out who won the Trees of the Nyacks Photo Contest. There will be leaf-shaped cookies for all, some fresh news about trees in the Nyacks, and a little history about Arbor Day. We’ll hand out three prizes to the top-ranked contest entries, raffle-off a copy of the Tree ID … [Read more...]

WHERE’S YOUR FAVORITE TREE? SNAP IT AND MAP IT!

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Is there a tree in the Nyacks that means a lot to you? Share it with the community online for Arbor Day. Nyack’s Tree Committee is hosting an online Arbor Day contest honoring local trees in pictures and words. Share a photo of a tree that you find especially grand or interesting to you in more personal way and describe why the tree is special in a brief statement. Images and messages will … [Read more...]

Sustainability Action Plan 2015-2016

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Nyack has just released its Sustainable Nyack Action Plan 2015-2016.  Like many communities in the region, Nyack has taken the pledge to be a Climate Smart Community and this plan lays out steps for reducing energy use and greenhouse gas emissions and preparing for the impacts of climate change. The plan also outlines actions for increasing recycling, managing the landscape better and growing … [Read more...]