Benefits and Implementation of Urban Forestry in Transportation

Benefits and Implementation of Urban Forestry in Transportation

When: April 18, 2:00pm - 3:30pm is pleased to present a webinar on the benefits of urban forestry in transportation. The aesthetic amenities of trees are widely appreciated - this webinar will cover the additional environmental, health, social, and safety benefits that urban forestry within the right-of-way can provide. The webinar will also discuss methods by which urban forestry can be enhanced in a wide range of contexts, including creating urban forestry planting and management systems. Presenters will discuss research, case studies, and projects they have worked on that support the findings listed above.

  • Pippa Brashear, Project Manager, Project for Public Spaces
  • Dr. Kathleen L. Wolf, Research Social Scientist with the College of the Environment, University of Washington
  • Philip Silva, co-founder and codirector of TreeKIT

Click here to view the webinar slides (PDF)

Additional Resources

Tree Space Design

Further Reading:

PDF Icon    FHWA Urban Forestry Webinar

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