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Lightning Round: Partner Innovation

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Jennifer Lennox, The Davey Tree Expert Company | Shaun Preston, City of Baltimore, Department of Recreation & Parks–Forestry | Patrick Plantenberg, Townsend Tree Board | Alexis Neukirch, University of Iceland

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Lightning Round: Partner Innovation

  1. 1. Jennifer Lennox Manager of Public Relations The Davey Tree Expert Co. jennifer.Lennox@davey.com
  2. 2. Lesson #1 Speak Your Truth
  3. 3. Lesson #2 Pick Great Partners
  4. 4. Lesson #3 Don’t Give UP
  5. 5. Jennifer Lennox Manager of Public Relations The Davey Tree Expert Co. jennifer.Lennox@davey.com
  6. 6. Baltimore City’s Camp Small Urban Wood Utilization and the Zero Waste Initiative Shaun Preston, Yardmaster Camp Small—City of Baltimore, MD
  7. 7. Camp Small – established 1861 • Cleared as a Civil War camp to secure the ammunition supply route • City’s ‘Stump Dump’ since the early 1900’s • Estimated annual removal costs of $60k. In 1994, $350k • No program in place to capture value from the materials
  8. 8. The Zero Waste Initiative • Awarded $98k through Baltimore City’s Innovation fund • Intended to capture higher value from collected materials
  9. 9. Wood Chips - mulching, mushroom farming, composting, nature and garden paths, temporary access roads, erosion control, soil remediation Logs - Lumber, bowls, tap handles, whiskey barrels, ox yokes, nature playspaces, furniture, bee hotels, property barriers, outdoor seating, instruments.
  10. 10. Artists and Craftsmen Sawyers
  11. 11. Outdoor Classrooms Nature Playspaces
  12. 12. Sawmill Contract Utilize logs harvested from large City utility clearings on Public land
  13. 13. Wood Products Program Recipient of the American Forests Releaf Grant
  14. 14. Next Steps… • Promoting awareness • Increasing production • Expanding the program • Strengthening our partnerships
  15. 15. Partnerships
  16. 16. Phase II : Going Full Scale
  17. 17. Thank You! Shaun.Preston@baltimorecity.gov
  18. 18. Fifteen Years of Urban Forest Management by Volunteers in Townsend, MT by Patrick Plantenberg, Townsend Tree Board Chair
  19. 19. Townsend, MT First City on the Missouri River
  20. 20. Townsend was ugly little town!
  21. 21. Got mandate from the people!
  22. 22. Key: Youth and Handicapped Partners!
  23. 23. “If you plant trees, you will maintain them!”
  24. 24. We got a break! - Cottonwood Smashed Lawyer’s Shed!
  25. 25. Problem: Loss of Canopy
  26. 26. Results: Increased Number and Diversity of Trees
  27. 27. Increased Planting on Private Land
  28. 28. Can’t Keep Up with Maintenance
  29. 29. In Montana: You Need A Blue Thumb!
  30. 30. Making Money –City Slashed Budget!
  31. 31. Is Volunteer Management Sustainable? NO
  32. 32. The Importance and Role ofTrees in Reykjavík, Iceland Alexis Neukirch University of Iceland
  33. 33. Reykjavík, Iceland
  34. 34. Reykjavík, Iceland
  35. 35. Resident Attitudes
  36. 36. Research Design
  37. 37. Awareness
  38. 38. Awareness
  39. 39. Landscape Values
  40. 40. Landscape Values
  41. 41. Landscape Values
  42. 42. Planning Processes
  43. 43. Planning Processes
  44. 44. First Steps to a Better Urban Forest
  45. 45. The Role and Importance ofTrees in Reykjavík, Iceland

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