The Role of the National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council as a Partner to You
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The Role of the National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council as a Partner to You

Greg Ina, National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council

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This presentation will discuss the role and function of the National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council (NUCFAC). It will introduce the Council’s 2016-2026 action plan and identify opportunities for involvement within the urban forestry community.

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The Role of the National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council as a Partner to You The Role of the National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council as a Partner to You Presentation Transcript

  • 2013 NUCFAC Meeting 2013 National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council Greg Ina
  • Role as a Partner 2013 NUCFAC Meeting • Development of 10 Year Action Plan • Annual recommendations to Secretary of Agriculture • Administration of grant cost share program
  • Composition & Membership 2013 NUCFAC Meeting
  • The Council is 20 years old! 2013 NUCFAC Meeting • 215 Projects approved • Recommendations ~$20M • Special focus grants and projects • Annual strategic input to Secretary of Agriculture
  • Partner Input & Feedback 2013 NUCFAC Meeting NUCFAC SURVEY FOR 2013 PARTNERS IN COMMUNITY FORESTRY CONFERENCE What are the 3 greatest challenges you see facing the urban forestry community in the next 5 years? Natural disasters Invasive pests and disease Budget reductions Disconnect with the nurseries and LAs Development conflicts Solar access conflicts Aging tree populations @ EOL Climate changes Water scarcity Lack of new professionals Lack of planting
  • Partner Input & Feedback 2013 NUCFAC Meeting NUCFAC SURVEY FOR 2013 PARTNERS IN COMMUNITY FORESTRY CONFERENCE What are the 3 greatest opportunities you see facing the urban forestry community in the next 5 years? Providing leadership Education and mentorship Sustainable community development Urban forest benefits to society Environmental benefits of urban forests Enhanced education and awareness Enhanced research and development
  • 2013 NUCFAC Meeting 2013 National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council Thank You! Greg Ina greg.ina@davey.com Nancy Stremple nstremple@fs.fed.us