Cutting Edge Urban Forestry Efforts Outside of California!

Description: Learn how other municipalities are leveraging similar environmental conditions to advance the role of city trees. From Boise, ID to Tempe, AZ.

Date: Feb 2nd, 2021

Presenters:

Lance Davisson is Owner / Principal Consultant for The Keystone Concept, LLC located in Boise, Idaho, and Co-Founder and Coordinator for the Treasure Valley Canopy Network. Lance has over 19 years of experience in land management, program development, and project management in the public and private sectors.

Mike Andrews is the Forester for the City of Boise, ID. Mike manages the Community Forestry and Right-of-Way divisions for the Boise Parks and Recreation Department. Mike moved to Idaho in 2012 after going to school and working in the private tree care industry in his hometown of Springfield, MA.

Richard Adkins is the Urban Forester for the City of Tempe, managing the city’s Urban Forest Master Plan. He has MSc in Forestry from Utah State with 35 years of experience working and visiting with trees around the world; 25 years of which has been on both public and private urban forest lands of the Phoenix metropolitan area. Richard is a Registered Consulting Arborist and past president of the American Society of Consulting Arborists, an ISA Certified Arborist, Municipal Specialist, and Tree Risk Assessment Qualified.

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