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Partners in Community Forestry

Chicago, IL

November 20-21, 2024

2018 Conference Presentation Slides

date Wednesday, November 7

General Session

Welcome to Orange County, California! 8:30–10:10 A.M. Dan Lambe, Arbor Day Foundation

How We Got Here: Reflections on Urban and Community Forestry in the U.S. 8:30–10:10 A.M. James Clark

Concurrent Sessions

Invasive Forest Pests in California: Case Studies of Management Without Regulation 10:40–11:15 a.m. Leigh Greenwood, Dr. John Kabashima, Kevin Turner

Rebuilding Communities Through an Urban Wood and Land Restoration Economy 10:40–11:15 a.m. Sarah Hines & Dr. Morgan Grove

The (Hazy) State of the Science on BVOCs from Trees 10:40–11:15 a.m. Kelaine Ravdin

Lightning Round: Technology Reboot 11:25 a.m. –12:00 p.m. Ian Leahy, Nancy Sappington, Nolan Rundquist, Esther Cowles

Trees and Climate Action 11:25 a.m. –12:00 p.m. Dr. Anne Fege

Telling a Tree's Second Story: Sacramento Tree Foundation's Urban Wood Rescue Program 11:25 a.m. –12:00 p.m. Bethany Hannah & Jennifer Szeliga

date Thursday, November 8

General Session

Tree Equity: Career Pathways 8:30–10:00 a.m. Sarah Anderson

Inequity in Urban Tree Canopy: Current Patterns and Future Scenarios 8:30–10:00 a.m. Elliott Volin & Dr. Robert Fahey

Evidence-Based Equity: Portland's Strategy for Expanding the Benefits of the Urban Forest 8:30–10:00 a.m. Angie DiSalvo

Coming to Terms with “Green Gentrification” 8:30–10:00 a.m. Jon Christensen

Concurrent Sessions

Island Life: Community Forestry From a Pacific Island Perspective 10:30–11:05 a.m. Miranda Hutten, Dr. Heather McMillen, Denis Sene, Jr.

Green Gentrification: Enough is Enough 10:30–11:05 a.m. Cindy Blain, Viviana Franco, Dr. Winifred Curran, Emi Wang

Managing Tree Risk for Public Agencies 10:30–11:05 a.m. Michael Palat

Growing Partnerships: Building Urban Forestry Capacity in Small Communities 11:15–11:50 a.m. Melinda Jones & Kevin Sayers

A Risk Prioritization Approach to Urban Forest Management 11:15–11:50 a.m. Jennifer Greenfeld

Lightning Round: Outreach & Engagement 11:15–11:50 a.m. Dr. Nora Davis, Rachel Malarich, Malia Nanbara, Marisol Mata

Maryland's Work2Live WELL: A New Workforce Development Program 1:00–1:35 p.m. Marian Honeczy

Where Are You on the Urban Forestry Program Continuum? 1:00–1:35 p.m. Josh Behounek

Lightning Round: Tree Inventory 1:00–1:35 p.m. Kelaine Ravdin, Dr. Adam Berland, Dr. Igor Lacan, Mark Ambrose

Healing Our Earth and Healing Our Veterans 1:45–2:20 p.m. Karen Firehock

Why the Experience of Tree Inventory May Be More Valuable Than the Data 1:45–2:20 p.m. Amy Bell

Lightning Round: Municipal Forestry 1:45–2:20 p.m. Dr. Paul Ries, Todd Mistor, Matt Clinton, Dr. Eric North

Projects and Programs for New Funding from Carbon+ Credits 2:30–3:05 p.m. Mark McPherson, Thais Perkins, Charlie Governali

Planting for the Future: Diversity in Urban Forests 2:30–3:05 p.m. Dr. Eric North

Lightning Round: Youth Programs 2:30–3:05 p.m. Cheryl Elgersma, Walt Warriner, Esther Cowles, Taveon Stenson

The Los Angeles Urban Center: Advancing Social and Ecological Resilience 3:30–5:00 p.m. Dr. Patricia Winter & Elizabeth Skrzat

Social Impact Bonds and the Urban Forest 3:30–5:00 p.m. Todd Appel

Why Should a Guitar Company Care About the Urban Forest? 3:30–5:00 p.m. Scott Paul

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