The William J. Porter Arboriculture Scholarship
To encourage studies and careers in Arboriculture & Urban Forestry
The New Jersey Shade Tree Federation is pleased to announce the offer of a scholarship to two recipients who meet the specified criteria. Read more...
Pest Alert - Emerald Ash Borer
This Pest Alert was distributed to attendees at last year's conference. Pay particular attention to the websites sited at the end of the Alert. These sites carry a wealth of information about the EAB, it's detection and treatment."
Visit this informative page on the New Jersey Department of Agriculture's website.
Urban Forest Health Benefits — The Immediate, Measurable Effects of Tree Loss on Human Health
A video released by the US Forest Service.
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To read the article, The Power of Trees, by Paca Thomas and Jeffrey Bloomer, which accompanies this video on Slate.com, click here.
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Benefits of Community Trees — Urban Forestry Presentation
The New Jersey Shade Tree Federation is a non-profit organization that has been assisting those individuals and agencies entrusted with the selection, planting and care of trees, since 1926.
Our objective is to educate our members by providing the latest up-to-date information and techniques relating to the care and maintenance of shade trees, in order to provide tree-lined streets for future generations.
The New Jersey Shade Tree Federation accomplishes its objectives by bringing knowledgeable experts within the tree industry to speak at our annual conferences. Our speakers include nationally recognized scientific professionals, college professors, and tree experts. We also publish a bi-monthly newsletter that contains additional informative articles regarding the care and maintenance of shade trees. We invite you to become an active member in the NJSTF.
Our office, conveniently located on the Cook College Campus of Rutgers University, may be contacted for a wide range of information and services.