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Katie.Brownson added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted February 7, 2022

Wednesday, 02/09/2022: Urban Forestry webinar on public health, equity and community engagement in the Philly Tree Plan

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…

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Katie.Brownson added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted May 26, 2021

Wednesday, June 9, 2021: Upcoming webinar- i-Tree: Using Urban Forest Data to Improve Forest Management

What is 30 years of I-Tree data is telling us about trends in tree cover in our cities?  See how i-Tree data can be used at local, regional, and national scales.  See how this data is being used at a regional scale in the Houston-Galveston area.  Join the next Urban Forest Connections webinar on Wednesday…

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Katie.Brownson added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted April 23, 2021

Envisioning a Just Future in Community Forests: A TreeVitalize Partners Conference

Envisioning a Just Future in Community Forests: A TreeVitalize Partners Conference Hosted by Penn State University on May 5 and 12 (12-1:30 EST). Registration due May 4. Overview This panel-style conference is the first Pennsylvania TreeVitalize Partners Conference, a conference to bring together partners working in community forests. The conference theme is diversity, inclusion, and…

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Katie.Brownson added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted March 3, 2021

Wed. March 10: Webinar: Tree Equity for Climate and Health: State and Local Applications

The legacy of institutional racism including redlining and other discriminatory policies have paved the way for an urban landscape that is deeply divided. Too often, a map of tree canopy is also a map of income and race, with corresponding public health disparities. To address this critical issue, American Forests partnered with the State of…

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Katie.Brownson added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Tree Canopy Network

Posted July 27, 2020

Upcoming Webinar: Redlining’s Intensifying Harm: Rising Temperatures, Hotter Neighborhoods, and How Trees Can Help

Please join us on the Forest Service’s Urban Forest Connections webinar series! August 12, 2020 | 1:00-2:15pm ET Redlining’s Intensifying Harm: Rising Temperatures, Hotter Neighborhoods, and How Trees Can Help Vivek Shandas, Portland State University Cate Mingoya, Groundwork, USA For more information and to join the webinar, please visit this site.

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Katie.Brownson added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Riparian Forest Buffer Network

Posted July 2, 2020

Applications open for the PA Conservation Excellence Grant Program

The Conservation Excellence Grant Program (CEG Program) provides financial and technical assistance for the implementation of best management practices (BMPs), including riparian buffers, on agricultural operations in high-priority locations within the Commonwealth through grants, loans and tax credits, or a combination of all three. Priority locations as follows and in this order: Tier 1 (Lancaster…

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Katie.Brownson added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Tree Canopy Network

Posted July 1, 2020

Upcoming Webinar on Rx for Hot Cities: Urban Greening and Cooling to Reduce Heat-Related Mortality in Los Angeles and Beyond

Join us for our monthly webinar series! July 8, 2020 | 1:00-2:15pm ET The Forest Service’s Urban Forest Connections webinar series brings experts together to discuss the latest science, practice, and policy on urban forestry and the environment. These webinars are open to all. More information on this webinar and presenters is available here Webinar…

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Katie.Brownson added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Tree Canopy Network

Posted May 29, 2020

Community Forestry Ordinances Webinar

The Community Forest Ordinances live webinar will discuss an outline of a street and park tree ordinance and provide an overview of other environmental ordinances available to Pennsylvania municipalities. The webinar is hosted by Penn State Extension. When: Wed., Jun. 3, 2020 (12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET) Visit the Event Website for more details…

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Katie.Brownson added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Tree Canopy Network

Posted May 26, 2020

Community tree plan webinar

Penn State Extension will be hosting a webinar on Community tree plans on Wednesday May 27 from 12-1 EST. Community tree planning allows for the development of a path to guide a management program to protect and enhance the community forest. Plans provide objectives and strategies to allow a program to move forward using goal…

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Katie.Brownson added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Riparian Forest Buffer Network

Posted April 30, 2020

Riparian Forest Buffer webinar series

The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources organized a riparian forest buffer webinar series during the month of April. The PA Association of Conservation Districts and the Department of Environmental Protection recorded each webinar session and have made them available on their Clean Water Academy website.  

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