New Trees Planted in the Park

New Trees Planted in the Park

A few weeks ago, commemorating Arbor Day, we reported about our plans to add a record number of new trees to the Park this year.  The Clover-Leaf Nurseries crew, assisted by Conservancy board members Bill Lemmon and Tom Pfeiffer, competed the tree planting last week....
Arbor Day 2020

Arbor Day 2020

Arbor Day is Friday April 24 We had great plans to organize a big tree planting day in Washington Park in honor of Arbor Day this year. But alas! like so many other projects, that idea had to be shelved in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. BUT….all is not lost!  In...
Locust Grove Makeover

Locust Grove Makeover

Thanks, Stantec! Last week the wonderful folks at StantecInc marked their Community Week with a heroic clean-up project in Washington Park.  More than 20 Stantec volunteers teamed up with the Washington Park Conservancy and Albany Department of Services to clear out...
New Trees Planted in the Park

New Trees Planted in the Park

Working with Clover-Leaf Nurseries, ten new trees were planted in Washington Park on Tuesday, July 2.  Varieties planted include Red Maple, Larch, Spruce, River Birch (clump form), Red Oak, and a Chinese Lilac- new to the park!Next time you’re in Washington Park, walk...
Fighting the Emerald Ash Borer

Fighting the Emerald Ash Borer

This week, Davey Tree Service, in coordination with City Forester Jay Lavigne, has been treating the Ash trees in Washington Park to control against the Emerald Ash Borer, the invasive pest that has reached local levels that are fatal to Ash (Fraxinus) trees. Many...
Washington Park Clean Up Day

Washington Park Clean Up Day

Tuesday, June 18 | 4:00 – 7:00 pm The Woman’s Club of Albany, Washington Park Conservancy and the City of Albany Department of General Services have teamed up for another Washington Park Spring Clean Up Day and we need your help! We’ll meet at the...

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