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

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

New Seminar for 2017: Cultivating Resilient Communities

“Cultivating Resilient Communities” Community trees and greenspaces provide tremendous benefits. Negative impacts on natural systems have consequences for the safety, health and welfare of communities. A new seminar, “Cultivating Resilient Communities,” will explore the many strategies that communities can use to resist, withstand and recover from storms and other landscape-scale threats to their urban forests. … Continue reading New Seminar for 2017: Cultivating Resilient Communities

New Seminar for 2017: Cultivating Resilient Communities

“Cultivating Resilient Communities” Community trees and greenspaces provide tremendous benefits. Negative impacts on natural systems have consequences for the safety, health and welfare of communities. A new seminar, “Cultivating Resilient Communities,” will explore the many strategies that communities can use to resist, withstand and recover from storms and other landscape-scale threats to their urban forests. … Continue reading New Seminar for 2017: Cultivating Resilient Communities

New Seminar for 2017: Cultivating Resilient Communities

“Cultivating Resilient Communities” Community trees and greenspaces provide tremendous benefits. Negative impacts on natural systems have consequences for the safety, health and welfare of communities. A new seminar, “Cultivating Resilient Communities,” will explore the many strategies that communities can use to resist, withstand and recover from storms and other landscape-scale threats to their urban forests. … Continue reading New Seminar for 2017: Cultivating Resilient Communities

From the Field: Celebrating Urban Forestry, Recognizing Advocates in Spokane

Autumn is a wonderful season for trees, and Spokane is an equally wonderful place to celebrate them. As you may recall, Spokane was walloped with a windstorm of historic proportions approximately one year ago in November 2015. The city’s Webster Park and surrounding neighborhoods in Northwest Spokane were hit particularly hard, resulting in downed trees … Continue reading From the Field: Celebrating Urban Forestry, Recognizing Advocates in Spokane