Join us for our monthly webinar series!
Third Wednesdays | 10:00 – 11:00 am Eastern Time
September: Wednesday 19, 2018 (90 min)
Introductions: As we skipped our annual meeting and have several newcomers lets spend a sometime on introductions including programs underway, before the speaker Danielle Gift (NYC Parks) will discuss how risky trees are managed in the Big Apple. Our meeting will then close with a Q&A.
October: Wednesday 17, 2018
Yasha Magarik (Yale Urban Resources Initiative) will share the results of recent research on multi-stemmed trees. Many program rely on accurate and useful measurements of tree diameter. Multi-stemmed trees present particular challenges.
November: Wednesday 21, 2018
Deer Management: Carla Garcia and Katrina Toal (NYC Parks), Barry Bessler (Philadelphia Parks)
December: Wednesday 19, 2018
Christine Sheppard, Director Glass Collisions Program American Birds Conservancy
Anne Lewis, President, City Wildlife Inc
January: Wednesday 16, 2019
Green Job skills training with the formerly incarcerated: Katherine Beechman (Yale URI) and Shea Zwerver (PA Urban and community Forestry Council) will each talk about their urban forestry workforce development programs designed for ex-offenders and other populations with barriers to employment.
February: Wednesday 20, 2019
Environmental Education in the District
Rebecca Davis Education Consultant & EDU Program Manager for Clean Air Partners
Tommy Lawrence, Earth Conservation Corp
March: Wednesday 20, 2019
Nature Prescriptions – Program Updates and Research Status from Philadelphia’s NaturePHL
Michelle C. Kondo, Research Social Scientist USDA Forest Service
Elisa Sarantschin, Program Manager Nature PHL
April: Wednesday 17, 2019
Non-native invasive species management in open space
Ashley Dickerson (Baltimore Recreation and Parks)
May: Wednesday 22, 2019
Urban Tree Health Monitoring (THM) and the project dashboard
Rachel Holmes, The Nature Conservancy
Michelle Johnson, USDA Forest Service
June: Wednesday 19, 2019
Megan Draheim, Director of the District Coyote
July: Wednesday 17, 2019
Women in Arboriculture and Urban Forestry, Adrina Bardekjian Urban Forestry Researcher