What does it mean to be a Smart City? Our Boston project caught the attention of writer Nadja Sayej who recently wrote this piece for Propmodo, a real estate website. Nadja interviewed our Rachel Comte about the value of trees in urban spaces. Check it out!
Jenny Gulick honored by Hamilton County Parks!
Women Conservationists in Hamilton County Parks - WCPO
Urban Canopy Works and landscape architecture firm Stoss Landscape Urbanism will be leading Boston's new urban forest plan!
Firms Selected to Develop Boston's First Urban Forest Plan - City of Boston
Boston Moves Ahead with Urban Forest Plan - Boston Herald
Boston Selects a Landscape Architect to Manage its Urban Forest Plan - The Architects Newspaper
Denver Wants to Fix a Legacy of Environmental Racism - The New York Times
How Decades of Racist Housing Policy Left Neighborhoods Sweltering - The New York Times
Cities Step up Bid for Green Pandemic Recovery - The Straits Times
Trees are Key to Fighting Urban Heat Island, but Cities Keep Losing Them - NPR
Paris Wants to Grow ‘Urban Forests’ at Famous Landmarks - CityLab
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Virtual Workshop: Up Your Engagement Game
Thursday, February 25, 2021, 1-3p.m. EST
Being a leader can be difficult when you are trying to build partnerships among residents, city staff, community organizations and businesses. How effective are you at engaging your community? Our work almost always requires it. When you bring people together, are you asking the right questions? Are people listening to each other? Who is not at the table that should be? Do your facilitation skills need updating? In this workshop you will learn and practice how to hone your listening skills and how to incorporate "six conversations: that can be used to help people deeply listen to one another and take ownership for a thriving tree canopy.
2021 Tri-State Green Industry Conference
Thursday, February 4, 2021, 8-4:30 p.m. EST
Jenny Gulick will be speaking at Trees Please! How to Protect this most Valuable Ecosystem Asset during Construction -
Urban growth and land development threaten mature trees and the numerous ecosystem services they provide. But, with a little knowledge, planning, and targeted action, these incredible property assets and their benefits can be preserved.