Dr. Michelle Kondo, USDA Forest Service will present research on the public health implications of Philadelphia’s 30% tree canopy goal, along with research around the public health value-added of urban greening efforts that are community engaged. Erica Smith Fichman will outline the extensive public engagement effort that informed the Philly Tree Plan, Philadelphia’s 10-year strategic plan for the equitable growth and care of the urban forest. The Philly Tree Plan included 7 different public engagement programs and tools that centered community in order to create a plan that brings the benefits of trees to the people who need them the most, in the ways that support them the best.

This webinar is open to all. We are seeking 1 CEU with the International Society of Arboriculture. Check our website for updates and to watch recordings of previous webinars.

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Presented by the USDA Forest Service National Urban Forest Technology & Science Delivery Team

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