Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • Welcome!

  • 2

    Why does Newburgh need more trees and more tree champions?

    • 4,000 Empty Tree Pits!

  • 3

    Why are trees an Environmental Justice issue?

    • Long-standing Challenges

  • 4

    Who is working on street trees?

    • Department of Public Works

    • The Conservation Advisory Council (CAC)

  • 5

    Benefits of street trees

    • Trees do more than you think!

    • Benefits

    • Importance of big trees

    • Photosynthesis

  • 6

    Threats to street trees

    • Forest Trees vs Street Trees

    • Threats

    • No Protection

  • 7

    Desirable street tree features

    • Good Street Tree Features

  • 8

    Best street trees for Newburgh

    • Newburgh Approved Tree List

    • Large Trees

    • Medium Trees

    • Small Trees

    • Trees NOT to plant

  • 9

    Caring for street trees

    • Tools Needed

    • Protect

    • Nurture

    • Water

    • Beautify

  • 10

    How to plant a street tree in Newburgh

    • Step by Step Process to Plant a Street Tree in Newburgh

    • Call the Conservation Advisory Council (CAC)

    • Dial 8-1-1

    • Call some nurseries

    • Compost Mix

    • Other roots

    • Rolling the Tree

    • How to Plant a Tree: The Proper Tree Planting Depth

    • How to Plant a Tree: Steps to Transport Tree from Truck to Planting

    • Watering After Planting

  • 11

    Acknowledgements

    • Change is in the Air!

    • Thank You