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Registration Open for Arbor Day Foundation's Partners in Community Forestry Conference in Seattle

date 08/11/22

For more information, contact

Leighton Eusebio, Sr. Public Relations & Media Manager,   email

LINCOLN, Nebraska (August 11, 2022) – Registration is now open for the Arbor Day Foundation’s annual Partners in Community Forestry Conference, held Nov. 16–17 in Seattle.

The conference is the leading destination for urban forestry practitioners, advocates, researchers, and government leaders from around the world, offering two days of learning and networking experiences centered around trees.

“Seattle, nicknamed the ‘Emerald City’ for its wealth of trees and green space, couldn’t be a more fitting place to hold this conference,” said Dan Lambe, chief executive of the Arbor Day Foundation. “The excitement, energy, and camaraderie of this event is simply one-of-a-kind, and I can’t wait for our attendees to experience it for themselves.”

Noteworthy sessions at this year’s conference include:

  • Diversifying Funding: A New Era for Transformational Change in Urban Forestry – Ian Hanou, PlanIT Geo

  • Urban Forest Equity Collective: Closing the Canopy Gap in Los Angeles – Dr. Vivek Shandas, CAPA Strategies and Portland State University; Rachel O'Leary, City Plants; and Dr. Edith de Guzman, LA Urban Cooling Collaborative

  • Nature in Urban Planning for Better Human Health – Dr. Kathleen Wolf, University of Washington; and Dr. Jennifer Egan, University of Maryland Environmental Finance Center

  • Trees for Climate Change: Strategies For Search and Selection Dave Muffly, Oaktopia

  • Seattle: Many Voices Make for a Healthy Urban Forest – Shanoa Pinkham and Shameka Gagnier, Na'ah Illahee Fund

Those interested in attending can take advantage of $399 early bird pricing, which ends Aug. 17. Registration closes Nov. 17.

To learn more and register, visit

About the Arbor Day Foundation

Founded in 1972, the Arbor Day Foundation has grown to become the largest nonprofit membership organization dedicated to planting trees, with more than one million members, supporters and valued partners. Since 1972, almost 500 million Arbor Day Foundation trees have been planted in neighborhoods, communities, cities and forests throughout the world. Our vision is to lead toward a world where trees are used to solve issues critical to survival.  

As one of the world's largest operating conservation foundations, the Arbor Day Foundation, through its members, partners and programs, educates and engages stakeholders and communities across the globe to involve themselves in its mission of planting, nurturing and celebrating trees. More information is available at

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