Get the facts and exchange ideas with climate and city forest experts, political leaders, and sustainability professionals on how to develop innovative projects and successful urban forestry programs that mitigate climate in your community. Take home actionable solutions for your city.
Our speakers represent a wide variety of perspectives on urban forests for climate solutions, human health, and environmental equity. They include California Senator Scott Wiener, California Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia, Dr. Geoffrey Donovan (US Forest Service), Chuck Mills (California ReLeaf), Mark McPherson (City Forest Credits), Kathleen Ave (Sacramento Municipal Utilities District), and Brigitte Orrick (Davey Tree Expert Company).
In these interactive lightning round discussions, learn and see urban climate solutions at work:
- The critical contributions of urban forests as climate solutions for cities, states, and on a national scale
- The connection between city forests and people – for equity, workforce development, human health, changes in attitudes, and behavior
- Innovative funding mechanisms through state programs, energy and stormwater resources, and City Forest credits to support healthy urban forests in your community
Please join us after for a tree planting and tree benefit calculation demonstration from 11 am-1 pm.