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Hello! I am a grad student interested in urban forest governance, green equity, community knowledge and perceptions of the urban environment, and urban forests as social-ecological systems. Incredibly blessed to be living and studying in beautiful Vancouver, Canada :)
Residential properties in the United States represent a considerable amount of land area and contain substantial tree cover. Homeowners are important decision makers in the management of city trees because they influence the structure of urban forests, and ultimately, ecosystem service potential. To better understand the perceptions, knowledge, and...
Preservation of existing trees is one of the few tools available to communities seeking to maintain or increase tree canopy coverage. This study compared the knowledge and activities of builders in an urban locale with a strict tree preservation ordinance and rigorous enforcement against a rural locale with no tree preservation ordinance. Overall,...
In the United States, urban forests represent 35 % of all urban land cover, and deliver benefits to nearly two-thirds of the population. As global urban populations continue to rise, however, redevelopment is continually reported as a major factor in reduced canopy cover. While urban trees provide us with measurable benefits when adequately maintai...
In this paper, we examine the mechanisms of volunteering at tree-planting events conducted as part of a new, multi-organizational tree-planting effort in northwest Indiana called CommuniTree. A broad literature exists on general volunteerism as well as environmental volunteering, urban forestry volunteering, and even tree-planting volunteering. Yet...
This poster was shared virtually at the 2020 ISA Conference. Look for the published paper in Urban Forestry & Urban Greening!