New Seminar for 2018: Healthy Trees, Healthy Communities

“Healthy Trees, Healthy Communities” Human health and wellbeing are closely intertwined with the health of our environment. There are deep connections between public health and trees in particular, according to current research. This year's seminar, “Healthy Trees, Healthy Communities,” will investigate common forest health issues faced by Washington communities and the resulting impacts on people … Continue reading New Seminar for 2018: Healthy Trees, Healthy Communities

New Year’s Resolutions for You and Your Community’s Trees

With a new year starting, many of us will take a hard look at our habits and behaviors and set new goals. How about investing energy in New Year’s resolutions that make a difference to trees in your community? Completing these resolutions might bring you and your community benefits too. Suggested tree resolutions for 2018 … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions for You and Your Community’s Trees

National Research on Employment and Jobs in Urban Forestry

Urban Forestry 2020 is a study funded by the US Forest Service through the National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council to assess perceptions of the urban forestry profession and make recommendations for future development. Urban forestry is maturing as both a profession and an academic discipline, yet the public and those in allied professions … Continue reading National Research on Employment and Jobs in Urban Forestry

Cultivating Resilient Communities, Only 3 Seminars Remain in 2017!

This year's program uses community trees and forests as a lens through which to view the important, community-wide issue of resilience. We feel this topic is best suited to planners, administrators and other decision-makers, though we expect others will find value in it as well. Here's a preview of what's in store for those who … Continue reading Cultivating Resilient Communities, Only 3 Seminars Remain in 2017!

Cultivating Resilient Communities, reserve your seat today!

This year's program uses community trees and forests as a lens through which to view the important, community-wide issue of resilience. We feel this topic is best suited to planners, administrators and other decision-makers, though we expect others will find value in it as well. Here's a preview of what's in store for those who … Continue reading Cultivating Resilient Communities, reserve your seat today!

Cultivating Resilient Communities, a Seminar for Planners, Administrators and Others

This is the third year of our Community Trees seminar program. In 2015, "Asset Management for Community Trees" was most relevant to public works managers, and last year's "Quality Trees, Quality Cities" spoke primarily to those doing tree work in the field. Nonetheless, an often overheard comment during these seminars was "we should have had our … Continue reading Cultivating Resilient Communities, a Seminar for Planners, Administrators and Others

Cultivating Resilient Communities, a Seminar for Planners, Administrators and Others

This is the third year of our Community Trees seminar program. In 2015, "Asset Management for Community Trees" was most relevant to public works managers, and last year's "Quality Trees, Quality Cities" spoke primarily to those doing tree work in the field. Nonetheless, an often overheard comment during these seminars was "we should have had our … Continue reading Cultivating Resilient Communities, a Seminar for Planners, Administrators and Others