UCFS Learning Series: Log & Order – Enforcing tree preservation ordinances

Log & Order - Enforcing tree preservation ordinances In some municipal justice systems, tree-based offenses are considered especially egregious. In The City of Park Ridge, Illinois, the dedicated Conservators of the Peace who investigate these violations are members of an elite squad called the Forestry Division. During this presentation, we will discuss the City’s Tree […]

UCFS Learning Series: The Citizen’s Coolkit

Join us for the UCFS Learning Series! The Citizen's Coolkit: New tools, processes, and career pathways for engaging communities in greening/tree-planting on private land Many communities in North America have yet to develop resilient neighbourhoods that meet canopy and climate targets. This learning session introduces a novel process for implementing local nature-based climate solutions, using […]

UCFS Learning Series: The Pivotal Role of Municipal Urban Wood Recycling Systems

Join us for a UCFS Learning Series! In this UCFS Learning Series, we'll learn from Urban Ashes founder and CEO, Paul Hickman, alongside municipal foresters Kendra Boot of Fort Collins, Colorado, and Tiffany Giacobazzi of Ann Arbor, Michigan, as they detail the critical role of Municipal Urban Wood Recycling Systems in mitigating carbon loss, CO2e emissions, […]

Learning Series: Using Evidence to Prove Tree-Related Infractions

Join us for a UCFS Learning Series webinar! What happens when a tree is removed or appears to have been harmed illegally in your urban forest? Would you know what steps to take? In this UCFS Learning Series webinar will explore different issues related to collecting and presenting evidence to prove cases of illegal tree […]

Bipartisan Infrastructure in the Nation’s Capital

Join us for a UCFS Learning Series webinar: Bipartisan Infrastructure in the Nation's Capital A legacy of poor policy from the mid-1900s led to serious challenges and often dangerous interactions […]