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Urban Ecosystems and Social Dynamics

Urban Ecosystems and Processes

Past Speeches

March 9, 2006
'Selling' Urban Forestry in Your Town
Speaker: Shelley Gardner
Conference: Missouri Community Forestry Council Annual Conference
Where: Holiday Inn Viking Conference Center St. Louis, MO
Sponsor Website: http://www.mocommunitytrees.com/



December 3, 2009
11:00-12:00am: Disposable to Sustainable Urban Forests: Consulting Arborists and High-Performing Urban Forests
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: American Society of Consulting Arborists Annual Conference "Standing Tall"
Where: Hyatt Regency Monterey Resort & Spa, Monterey, California
Sponsor: American Society of Consulting Arborists 9707 Key West Avenue Suite 100 Rockville, MD 20850 Tel 301.947.0483 Fax 301.990.9771
Sponsor Email: asca@mgmtsol.com
Sponsor Website: http://www.asca-consultants.org/



February 11, 2010
1:00-2:00 pm: Disposable to Sustainable Urban Forests: Arborists and High-Performing Urban Forests
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: ProGreen Expo
Where: Colorado Convention Center, Denver, CO
Sponsor: ProGreen EXPO 7315 East 5th Avenue Parkway Denver, CO 80230
Sponsor Email: info@progreenexpo.com
Sponsor Website: http://www.progreenexpo.com/



July 27, 2010
3:00-4:00 PM, What Your Mayor Should Know Before Launching a Million Tree Planting Initiative
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: 2010 ISA Annual Conference
Where: Navy Pier, Chicago, IL
Sponsor: International Society of Arboriculture. 2101 West Park Court Champaign, IL 61821
Sponsor Email: isa@isa-arbor.com
Sponsor Website: http://www.isa-arbor.com/



December 3, 2009
3:15-4:15pm: An Inside Look at the Tree Carbon Calculator and Carbon Protocol
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: American Society of Consulting Arborists Annual Conference "Standing Tall"
Where: Hyatt Regency Monterey Resort & Spa, Monterey, California
Sponsor: American Society of Consulting Arborists 9707 Key West Avenue Suite 100 Rockville, MD 20850 Tel 301.947.0483 Fax 301.990.9771
Sponsor Email: asca@mgmtsol.com
Sponsor Website: http://www.asca-consultants.org/



February 11, 2010
9:15-10:15am: An Inside Look at the Tree Carbon Calculator and Carbon Protocol
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: ProGreen Expo
Where: Colorado Convention Center, Denver, CO.
Sponsor: ProGreen EXPO 7315 East 5th Avenue Parkway Denver, CO 80230
Sponsor Email: info@progreenexpo.com
Sponsor Website: http://www.progreenexpo.com/



July 31, 2007
A Comparative Analysis of Municpal Forest Structure
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: ISA Annual Conference
Where: Honolulu, HI
Sponsor: International Society of Arboriculture
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September 23-24, 2004
A Functional Approach to Urban Forest Planning and Management
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: Annual Texas Tree Conference
Where: Austin Marriott North Round Rock, Texas
Sponsor: International Society of Arboriculture and Texas Urban Forestry Conference 512-587-7515
Sponsor Email: mbwalter@totalaccessl.net
Sponsor Website: http://www.isa-arbor.com/



August 08-11, 2004
Advancing the Health and Value of Urban Forests Through Research and Technology Development
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: ISA's 80th Annual Conference and Trade Show
Where: David Lawrence Convention Center Pittsburgh, PA
Sponsor: International Society of Arboriculture 217-355-9411
Sponsor Email: isa@isa-arbor.com
Sponsor Website: http://www.isa-arbor.com



October 19, 2005
Air Pollution Control - the Tree Factor
Speaker: Jim Geiger
Conference: Green Makeover - Retrofitting Sites in Urban Areas to Enrich City Environments
Where: University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee School of Continuing Education Conference Center
Sponsor: USEPA
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Sponsor Email: vanderkloot.james@epamail.epa.gov



August 1, 2006
Benchmarking the Health of Your Municipal Forest
Speaker: McPherson, E.G
Conference: International Society of Arboriculture National Conference
Where: Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis, MN
Sponsor: International Society of Arboriculture
Sponsor Website: http://www.isa-arbor.com



December 6, 2005
Benefit-based Tree Appraisal
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: 2005 American Society of Consulting Arborists Annual Conference
Where: Palm Springs, CA
Sponsor: Western Chapter ISA,
Rocky Mountain Chapter ISA,
Pacific Northwest Chapter ISA



February 28, 2007
Benefit-based Tree Appraisal
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: Midwestern ISA Conference
Where: Holidome, Topeka, KS
Sponsor: Midwestern International Society of Arboriculture
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Sponsor Email: ivan_katzer@hotmail.com



December 15, 2010
Benefits of Trees in Urban Ecosystems
Speaker: Paula J. Peper
Conference: Turfgrass and Landscape Institute
Where: Rancho Cucamonga, California
Sponsor: University of California Cooperative Extension and the Southern California Turfgrass Council
Sponsor Email: Contact: Janet Hartin -- jshartin@ucdavis.edu



January 27, 2005
Benefits of Trees, A Lot to Think About
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: 19th Annual Think Trees New Mexico Conference
Where: The Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid North 5151 San Francisco NE Albuquerque, NM 87109 505-821-3333
Sponsor: Think Trees New Mexico Anthony Pomo 505-897-1606
Sponsor Website: http://thinktreesnm.org/index.html



November 3, 2005
Boulder's Municipal Forest Assessment
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: Landscape Ecology Symposium
Where: Boulder, CO
Sponsor: Paul Lander 303-413-7407
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Sponsor Email: landerp@ci.boulder.co.us



April 19, 2008
Building community-based capacity and determining environmental benefits of urban trees in West Oakland, California
Speaker: Gregory Tarver
Conference: American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting
Where: Boston, MA



October 30, 2008
Capturing Carbon with Tree Planting Projects in Your Community
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: South Carolina Urban and Community Forestry Council Annual Conference
Where: Greenville, SC



April 14, 2010
Comparison of methods to estimate carbon storage and sequestration by Sacramento's urban forest
Speaker: Elena Aguaron-Fuente
Conference: Carbon Sequestration in Urban Ecosystems Symposium
Where: Columbus, Ohio, OSU Fawcett Center
Sponsor: Ohio State University Carbon Management & Sequestration Center Contact: Ashleigh Windagel 614-292-8860
Sponsor Email: CEdConferences@osu.edu
Sponsor Website: http://www.regonline.com/builder/site/Default.aspx?eventid=824206



April 4, 2007
Considering the Green Infrastructure: Benefits and Costs
Speaker: Paula Peper
Conference: 2007 Rocky Mountain Chapter, American Public Works Association
Where: Casper, WY
Sponsor: City of Casper, WY



September 12, 2011
Descriptive Studies of Tree Growth
Speaker: Greg McPherson & Paula Peper
Conference: Symposium: Tree Growth
Where: Morton Arboretum, Chicago, IL
Sponsor: ISA Contact: Megan Dunning
Sponsor Email: MDunning@mortonarb.org



October 14-15, 2004
Desert Southwest Community Tree Guide
Speaker: Jim Geiger and Greg McPherson
Conference: Caring for and Protecting your Communities
Where: Glendale Civic Center 5750 West Glenn Drive Glendale, AZ 85301
Sponsor: Arizona Community Tree Council, Inc.
Sponsor Website: http://aztrees.org



October 22, 2010
Designing for Longevity
Speaker: Paula J. Peper
Conference: Desert Green 14th Annual Conference
Where: Southwest Design Challenges Track Las Vegas, NV
Sponsor: http://www.desert-green.org/images/2010_Desert_Green_Flier.pdf
Sponsor Email: helen@desert-green.org
Sponsor Website: http://www.desert-green.org/



May 13, 2010
Disposable to Sustainable Urban Forests
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: Climate Change Forum
Where: Davis City Council Chambers, Davis, CA
Sponsor Website: http://cityofdavis.org/pgs/sustainability/ClimateChng.cfm



November 5, 2008
Ecosystem Goods and Services: What is the Role of Urban Forests?
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: 2008 SAF National Convention
Where: Grand Sierra Resort, Reno, NV



April 4, 2006
Effects of Tree Cover on Microclimate
Speaker: Kelaine Vargas
Conference: International Society of Arboriculture, Southern Chapter Annual Conference
Where: Wynfrey Hotel, Birmingham, Alabama
Sponsor: ISA Southern Chapter Scott Jordan
Sponsor Website: http://www.isasouthern.org/



June 21, 2010
Energy, Climate Change, Air Quality and Urban Greening: Integrated approaches �. Multiple solutions
Speaker: Greg McPherson, PhD
Conference: Decision Makers Workshop
Where: Joe Serna Jr. California EPA Headquarters Building in Downtown Sacramento at the corner of 10th and I streets, Coastal Hearing Room,12-1 pm
Sponsor: California ReLeaf and the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Urban Forestry Program
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Sponsor Email: kfarren@californiareleaf.org
Sponsor Website: californiareleaf.org



May 2, 2005
Extreme Arboriculture Research
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: Western Chapter ISA Annual Conference
Where: Pointe Hilton Resort Phoenix, AZ
Sponsor: WCISA 530.892.1118
Sponsor Email: rtate@wcisa.net
Sponsor Website: http://www.wcisa.net



October 7, 2008
Factors Influencing Tree Size and Growth: Siting in Trees - Right Tree for the Right Place
Speaker: Paula Peper
Conference: LEAF Stewards Training Course
Where: Maidu Center, Roseville, CA
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May 10, 2004
Getting Your Parcel Firesafe - New Research and a Computer Tool You Should Know About
Speaker: Jim Geiger
Conference: Creating a Fire-Wise Community Workshop
Where: Los Angeles Department of Water and Power John Ferraro Building Los Angeles, CA
Sponsor: California Urban Forest Council and LADWP 707-524-1190
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July 13, 2007
Getting the Most Out of Trees
Speaker: Kelaine Vargas
Conference: Sacramento Valley Urban Forest Council Workshop
Where: SMUD, Sacramento, CA
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May 30, 2008
Global Climate Change and Your Backyard, What We Know
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference:
Where: ARC Ballroom at UC Davis



May 6, 2009
Greenhouse Gas Reduction Pilot Project
Speaker: Paula Peper
Conference: 75th Annual Western Chapter International Society of Arboriculture Conference
Where: Reno, Nevada
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March 5, 2008
Greening Oakland's Infrastructure Tree by Tree
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: City of Oakland Environmental Lecture Series
Where: Oakland City Hall, Hearing Room #2, Oakland, CA
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April 26, 2008
History of Arbor Day in Davis
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: Davis, CA, Arbor Day Celebration
Where: Davis Farmers' Market, Davis, CA



November 3, 2004
How ECOSMART Can Assist in Addressing Fire Issues
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: 2004 Best of the West Summit - Healthy Forests Today & Tomorrow, The Role of Urban & Community Forestry
Where: Prime Hotel Salt Lake City, Utah
Sponsor: Council of Western State Foresters, Urban and Community Forestry Committee
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May 17, 2006
How Much Economic Value Does a park and Recreation System Bring to a City?
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: Urban Parks Summit
Where: Chicago, IL
Sponsor: National Recreation & Parks Association and City Parks Alliance
Sponsor Email: jpagonis@nrpa.org
Sponsor Website: http://www.nrpa.org/



November 01-02, 2004
Integrate Green and Gray Infrastructure Using Greenspace-Accounting Tools: The Urban and Community Forestry Solution
Speaker: Jim Geiger
Conference: American Society of Landscape Architects Annual Meeting
Where: Utah Salt Palace Convention Center Salt Lake, UT
Sponsor: American Society of Landscape Architects 202-898-2444
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Sponsor Email: jbrown@asla.org
Sponsor Website: http://www.asla.org/meetings/am2004/saltlake.html



April 18, 2010
Inventory and Forecast of Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Reductions by the Sacramento 's Urban Forest
Speaker: Elena Aguaron-Fuente
Conference: 2010 Annual Meeting of the association of American Geographers(AAG)
Where: Washington, DC
Sponsor: Association of American Geographers 1710 16th Street NW Washington, D.C. 20009 USA Tel: 1.202.234.1450
Sponsor Email: meeting@aag.org
Sponsor Website: http://www.aag.org/annualmeetings/2010/index.htm



September 01-02, 2005
Keys Concepts of Urban Forest Management
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: Hawaiian Society of Urban Forestry Professionals
Where: Honolulu, HI
Sponsor: Stan Oka
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October 25, 2007
Los Angeles Million Tree Canopy Assessment
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: Society of American Foresters Annual Conference
Where: Portland, OR
Sponsor: Society of American Foresters



December 15, 2010
Managing Trees for Health and Longevity
Speaker: Turfgrass and Landscape Institute
Conference:
Where: Rancho Cucamonga, California
Sponsor: University of California Cooperative Extension and the Southern California Turfgrass Council
Sponsor Email: Contact: Janet Hartin -- jshartin@ucdavis.edu



October 17, 2008
Measurement and Uses of Tree Height in Urban Forest Research
Speaker: Paula Peper
Conference: Natural Connections: A Natural Resources Field Day at the Institute of Forest Genetics for 7th Grade Classes
Where: Placerville, CA



October 20, 2005
Midwest Community Tree Guide
Speaker: Jim Geiger
Conference: Minnesota Shade Tree Advisory Committee Luncheon
Where: Minneapolis, MN
Sponsor: USFS Urban and Community Forestry
View Presentation
Sponsor Email: jilljohnson@fs.fed.us



February 7, 2006
Midwest Community Tree Guide
Speaker: Jim Geiger
Conference: Arborist Association Annual Conference and Trade Show
Where: KI Convention Center, Green Bay, WI
Sponsor: Wisconsin Arborist Association Mark Freberg
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Sponsor Email: markfr@ci.green-bay.wi.us
Sponsor Website: http://www.waa-isa.org/



September 10, 2007
Million trees LA canopy cover assessment
Speaker: Jim Simpson
Conference: 7th Symposium on the Urban Environment, American Meteorological Society
Where: San Diego, CA



January 06-14, 2005
Money Does Grow On Trees: The benefits and values of Minnesota trees
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: Minnesota Green Expo
Where: Minneapolis Convention Center Minneapolis, Minnesota
Sponsor: Minnesota Green Expo Partners 651-633-4987
View Presentation
Sponsor Email: info@minnesotagreenexpo.com
Sponsor Website: http://www.minnesotagreenexpo.com



September 23, 2008
New Tools for Municipal Arborists
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: 2008 Pacific Northwest Arborist Conference
Where: Boise Center on the Grove, Boise, ID
View Presentation



February 19, 2009
New Tools for Urban Greening
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: 2009 Nursery Industry National Conference
Where: Canberra, Australia



February 5, 2006
Obtaining an Investment in Community Trees
Speaker: Jim Geiger
Conference: Wisconsin Urban Forestry Conference
Where: Regency Suites, Green Bay, WI
Sponsor: Wisconsin Arborist Association
View Presentation
Sponsor Email: markfr@ci.green-bay.wi.us
Sponsor Website: http://www.waa-isa.org/



January 28, 2008
One Million Trees in Salt Lake County: New Research and Technologies You Can Use
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: Utah Green Industry Conference, Thinking Green: The Business of Sustainability
Where: Salt Lake City, UT
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October 21, 2010
Optimizing Tree Benefits
Speaker: Paula J. Peper
Conference: Desert Green 14th Annual Conference
Where: Advanced Arboriculture Track Las Vegas, NV
Sponsor: http://www.desert-green.org/images/2010_Desert_Green_Flier.pdf
Sponsor Email: helen@desert-green.org
Sponsor Website: http://www.desert-green.org/



May 17, 2007
Overview of Urban Forest Research in Region 5
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: Cooperative Forestry National Program Review
Where: Vallejo, CA
Sponsor: US Forest Service



April 27, 2010
Overview of Urban Forestry Programs
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: The Role of Vegetation in Mitigating Air Quality Impacts from Traffic Emissions
Where: EPA Campus, Research Triangle Park, NC
Sponsor: The first day of the invitation-only workshop will be available to a larger audience via webinar. Contact Rich Baldauffor more information on content and how to enroll in the webinar.
Sponsor Email: baldauf.richard@epa.gov



February 19, 2009
Planning and Implementing a Greenhouse Gas Tree Project: Santa Monica Case Study
Speaker: Paula Peper & Walt Warriner
Conference: Urban Forestry: Future Perfect; Western Chapter ISA and California Urban Forests Council
Where: UC Berkeley, International House, Berkeley, California
View Presentation



February 26, 2009
Planning and Implementing a Greenhouse Gas Tree Project: Santa Monica Case Study
Speaker: Jim Simpson & Walt Warriner
Conference: Urban Forestry: Future Perfect; Western Chapter ISA and California Urban Forests Council
Where: UCLA Tom Bradley International Hall, Los Angeles, California



February 7, 2012
Planning, Design, and Maintenance for Urban Tree Longevity
Speaker: Paula J. Peper
Conference:
Where: Sacramento, CA
Sponsor: Sacramento County UC Cooperative Extension



July 26-30, 2008
Point/Counterpoint: The Role of Trees in Climate Change
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: 8th Annual ISA Conference
Where: St. Louis, MO
View Presentation



September 10, 2007
Preliminary assessment of the air quality effects of trees for an urban forestry-based SIP measure in Sacramento, California
Speaker: Jim Simpson
Conference: The 7th Symposium on the Urban Environment, American Meteorological Society
Where: San Diego, CA



February 25, 2010
Quantifying Urban Forest Structure, Function, and Value: Tools and Models
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: International Conference on Urban Forests and Biodiversity
Where: India International Center, New Delhi, India
Sponsor: http://aravalifoundation.in/ICOUFB.html
Sponsor Email: icub@aravalifoundation.in
Sponsor Website: http://km.fao.org/urbanforestry/



August 21, 2008
Research in Urban Forestry
Speaker: Paula Peper
Conference: Central California Consortium
Where: Davis, CA



June 21, 2007
Results of Tree Canopy Cover Assessments in California
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: WC ISA Regional Conference on Tree Retention
Where: Palo Alto, CA
Sponsor: Western Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture



August 5, 2009
Roles of Ecologists in the Design of High-Performance Urban Forests
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: Symposium on Sustainable Urban Design: What do Ecologists Have to Offer?
Where: Albuquerque, NM



April 4, 2006
STRATUM and Municipal Forest Resource Analyses
Speaker: Kelaine Vargas
Conference: International Society of Arboriculture, Southern Chapter Annual Conference
Where: Wynfrey Hotel, Birmingham, Alabama
Sponsor: ISA Southern Chapter Scott Jordan
Sponsor Website: http://www.isasouthern.org/



January 16, 2007
STRATUM and i-Tree Software: Municipal Forest Resource Analysis for Boise, Idaho
Speaker: Kelaine Vargas
Conference: Idaho Community Forestry Advisory Council
Where: Boise, Idaho
Sponsor: Idaho Nursery and Landscape Association



December 17, 2007
STRATUM and i-Tree: Assessing Urban Forest Benefits and Costs in the United States
Speaker: Paula Peper
Conference: Climate Change and Urban Forestry
Where: Palazzo dei Congressi, Rome, Italy
Sponsor: ETM European Tree Management and Italian Society of Arboriculture (ISA - Italian Chapter)
View Presentation



August 20-23, 2007
STRATUM and i-Tree: Assessing Urban Forests in Canada
Speaker: Paula Peper
Conference: Forests in Settled Landscapes
Where: University of Toronto, St. George Campus Toronto, Ontario
Sponsor: Faculty of Forestry, University of Toronto
Sponsor Website: http://www.event-horizons.com/fsl/



August 20-23, 2007
STRATUM and i-Tree: Assessing Urban Forests in Canada
Speaker: Paula Peper
Conference: Forests in Settled Landscapes
Where: University of Toronto, St. George Campus, Toronto, ON, Canada
View Presentation



November 18, 2005
STRATUM at Your Service
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: 2005 National Conference on Urban Ecosystems
Where: Westin Hotel in Charlotte, North Carolina
Sponsor: American Forests
Sponsor Website: http://www.americanforests.org/conference/



October 2, 2009
Seeing the Forest for the Trees: What a New Vision Can Do
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: 2009 California Urban Forests Conferenc
Where: Ventura, CA
Sponsor: California Releaf and the California Urban Forests Council
Sponsor Website: http://www.caufc.org/Annual%20Conference



November 13, 2006
Short Course: ecoSmart-Fire: New Research and tools for Fire-Safe Buildings and Landscapes
Speaker: Greg McPherson, John Kennedy, Steve Quarles, Jo Ann Fites, and Mark Dietenberger
Conference: Third International Fire Ecology and Management Congress
Where: Town and Country Resort & Convention Center, San Diego, California
Sponsor: The Association for Fire Ecology
View Presentation
Sponsor Website: http://emmps.wsu.edu/firecongress/



October 23, 2005
Software for Sustainable Landscapes
Speaker: Shelley Gardner
Conference: Society of American Foresters 2005 National Convention
Where: Forth Worth, TX
Sponsor: Society of American Foresters
Sponsor Website: http://www.safnet.org



October 19-22, 2004
Stemming the Fiscal Crisis: Tools for Valuing and Marketing the Urban Forest
Speaker: Scott Maco
Conference: 6th Canadian Urban Forest Conference
Where: Grand Okanagan Resort and Conference Centre Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
Sponsor: Tree Canada Foundation (613) 567-5545
View Presentation
Sponsor Email: tcf@treecanada.ca
Sponsor Website: http://www.treecanada.ca/cufc6/program.htm



December 12, 2007
Street Tree Assessment Tool for Urban Forest Managers: Street Tree Benefits, Costs, and Management
Speaker: Kelaine Vargas
Conference: 2007 Turf and Landscape Institute
Where: Rancho Cucamonga, CA
View Presentation



April 30, 2005
Street Tree Inventories: The STRATUM Approach
Speaker: Jim Geiger
Conference: New York City ReLeaf Workshop on Tree Inventories
Where: Auditorium Museum of the City of New York 1220 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street New York, New York 10029
Sponsor: New York City of Parks and Recreation
View Presentation
Sponsor Website: http://www.nycgovparks.org/index.php



December 1, 2005
The Benefit and Value of Urban Trees
Speaker: Jim Geiger
Conference: IX Annual Meeting of Brazilian Society of Arboriculture
Where: Municipal Park Americo Renne Giannetti Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Sponsor: IX Congresso Brasileiro de Arborizacao Urbana 31-3277-4749-3222-6224
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May 11, 2011
The Bottom Line -- What Research Means
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: Western Chapter ISA Annual Conference
Where: La Jolla, CA
Sponsor: WC ISA Contact: Mary Pendleton
Sponsor Email: mary@wcisa.net



October 16-, 2007
The Importance of Quality Trees for California
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: Quality Trees for California
Where: UC Davis, Buehler Alumni Center



February 17, 2009
The Urban Forest Imperative: Effects on Carbon, Water, Heat Islands and Community Quality of Life
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: Greenscapes Symposium 2009
Where: Canberra, Australia
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October 30, 2011
The Urban Forest is Broken: Science Based Tools to Repair It
Speaker: Greg McPherson & Peter MacDonaugh
Conference: ASLA Annual Conference
Where: San Diego, CA
Sponsor: Clark Ebbert, 202-2126-2326



April 21, 2009
The Urban Forest: What's in it for You?
Speaker: Paula Peper
Conference: Earth Day and Creek Week Activities
Where: American River College, Raef Hall, Sacramento, California
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September 3, 2008
The Value of Green: Benefits of Honolulu's Urban Forest
Speaker: Kelaine Vargas
Conference: LEEDing the Way to GREENER Urban Landscapes
Where: McCoy Pavilion
Sponsor: Hawaii Society of Urban Forestry Professionals
Sponsor Website: http://www.hsufp.org



August 23-27, 2004
Tools for Quantifying Climate-related Effects of Trees on Urban Forest Benefits
Speaker: Jim Simpson
Conference: 5th Symposium on the Urban Environment
Where: Hyatt Regency Vancouver Vancouver, BC
Sponsor: American Meteorological Society 617-227-2425
View Presentation
Sponsor Email: amsmtgs@ametsoc.org
Sponsor Website: http://www.ametsoc.org



February 15, 2006
Tree Benefits: Adding Value to California Landscapes
Speaker: Greg Mcpherson
Conference: California Landscape Contractor's Landscape Industry Show
Where: Los Angeles Convention Center
Sponsor Email: angieroddan@clca.org



April 13, 2007
Tree Biology: Roots and Leaves: The Value of Our Tree Canopy
Speaker: Kelaine Vargas
Conference: Tree Biology: Roots and Leaves, Western ISA and California Arborist Assoc.
Where: Knuth Hall, San Francisco State University
Sponsor: California Arborists Association and Western ISA
View Presentation



April 28-30, 2010
Tree Growth: Planting for Benefits
Speaker: Paula Peper
Conference: Mystery, Magic, and Management of Trees
Where: Tucson, AZ
Sponsor: Western Chapter International Society of Arboriculture, 800.785.8960
Sponsor Email: mary@wcisa.net
Sponsor Website: www.wcisa.net



February 4, 2009
Tree Siting: The Good, Bad, and the Ugly
Speaker: Paula Peper
Conference: LEAF Stewards, Sacramento Tree Foundation
Where: Sacramento, California
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March 1, 2007
Trees Pay Us Back - Benefits of Trees in the Midwest
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: Midwestern ISA Conference
Where: Holidom, Topeka, KS
Sponsor: Midwestern International Society of Arboriculture
View Presentation
Sponsor Email: ivan_katzer@hotmail.com



January 28, 2008
Trees Pay Us Back: Benefits of Trees in Utah
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: Utah Green Industry Conference, Thinking Green: The Business of Sustainability
Where: Salt Lake City, UT
View Presentation



October 30, 2008
Trees Pay Us Back: Quantifying Benefits of Trees in the Coastal Plain and Piedmont
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: South Carolina Urban and Community Forestry Council Annual Conference
Where: Greenville, SC



September 23, 2008
Trees Pay Us Back: Quantifying Benefits of Trees in the PNW and Temperate Interior West
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: 2008 Pacific Northwest Arborist Conference
Where: Boise Center on the Grove, Boise, ID
View Presentation



August 30, 2005
Trees and Air Quality
Speaker: Jim Simpson
Conference:
Where: 777 12th Street, 3rd Floor Sacramento, CA 95814
Sponsor: Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District Phone (916) 874-4800
View Presentation
Sponsor Email: lgreene@airquality.org
Sponsor Website: http://www.airquality.org/index.html



January 11, 2006
Trees are $$$ -- Realizing the Benefits of Trees
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: Indiana Arborist Assoc. Annual Conference
Where: Marriott Inn, Indianapolis, IN
View Presentation
Sponsor Email: mckenzie@purdue.edu



May 8, 2008
Trees in our Communities: Lessons from the Past and for the Future
Speaker: Paula Peper
Conference: North State Building Industry Association Green Home Expo
Where: Sacramento Civic Center, Sacramento, CA



April 6, 2009
Urban Forest Carbon Offsets, New Frontier for the Utility Industry
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: Trees & Utilities National Conference - 2009
Where: National Arbor Day Foundation
Dallas, TX
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March 12, 2008
Urban Forest GHG Protocols Webcast
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference:
Where: Presented online
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July 29, 2008
Urban Forest Project Reporting Protocol
Speaker: Kelaine Vargas
Conference: Protocol Public Hearing
Where: Byron Sher Auditorium, CalEPA Building, Sacramento
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October 13, 2008
Urban Forest Reporting Protocol
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: 2008 Society of Municipal Arborists Conference
Where: Mission Valley Marriott, San Diego, CA
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July 14, 2006
Urban Forest Research in the Northeast: The Northeast Community Tree Guide and the NYC Municipal Forest Resource Analysis
Speaker: Paula J. Peper (keynote speaker)
Conference: New York ReLeaf Conference
Where: Long Island University, CW Post Campus, Brookville, NY
Sponsor: New York ReLeaf, NYS Urban and Community Forestry Council
Sponsor Email: ReLeaf06@aol.com
Sponsor Website: http://www.dec.state.ny.us/website/dlf/privland/urban/releaf.html



January 18, 2007
Urban Forest Research in the Temperate Interior West
Speaker: Kelaine Vargas
Conference: Idaho Horticulture Expo
Where: Boise, Idaho
Sponsor: Idaho Nursery and Landscape Association
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February 9, 2006
Urban Forestry and the Sacramento Regional Greenprint
Speaker: Kelaine Vargas
Conference: Sac/Tahoe SAF Chapter February Chapter Meeting
Where: Hing's Chinese Restaurant 5800 Madison Avenue Sacramento, CA
Sponsor: 530-477-2228
Sponsor Email: jdrummondgv@hotmail.com



February 26, 2009
Urban Forests and Climate Change: Another Reason to Hug a Tree
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: Melbourne's Green Infrastructure -- Public Lecture Series
Where: Treasury Theater
Univ. of Melbourne
Melbourne, Australia
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July 30, 2009
Urban Forests and Climate Change: Another Reason to Hug a Tree
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: Trees for the People Speaker Series
Where: Washington, DC



January 14, 2005
Urban Forests: Benefits, Costs, and Management Effects
Speaker: Paula Peper
Conference: Seventh Annual Tree Care Seminar
Where: Peppermill Hotel 2707 S. Virginia Street Reno, NV 89502
Sponsor: Reno Urban Forestry Committee Parks, Recreation & Community Services Parks Division 2055 Idlewild Dr. Reno, NV 89509
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January 12, 2005
Urban Forests: Benefits, Costs, and Management Effects
Speaker: Paula Peper
Conference: Sacramento Valley Landscape and Nursery Expo
Where: Sacramento Community Convention Center 14th and J Streets Sacramento, CA
Sponsor: Sacramento Valley Chapter CLCA California Association of Nurserymen and Garden Centers PO Box 1263 Colusa, CA 95932 (530) 458-3189
Sponsor Website: http://www.sacvalexpo.com



October 28, 2009
Urban Greening: Benefits of Trees in the Sacramento Region
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference:
Where: Sacramento



February 20, 2009
Urban Greening: Lessons from U.S Urban Ecosystem Analyses
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference:
Where: City of Brisbane, Brisbane Square
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April 26, 2008
Urban forest amenities: enhancing water quality and creating green jobs for urban youth
Speaker: Gregory Tarver, Jr.
Conference: Ecocity
Where: San Francisco, CA



August 24, 2005
Where Are All the Cool Parking Lots
Speaker: Jim Simpson
Conference: Air Innovations Conference: Integrated and innovative Approaches for Improving Air Quality
Where: Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, Illinois
Sponsor: US EPA (919) 541-5646
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Sponsor Email: battye.becky@ecrweb.com
Sponsor Website: http://www.cleanairinfo.com/airinnovations2005/



October 28, 2008
Where Are All the Cool Parking Lots?
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: Parking Lot Landscape Symposium
Where: Charleston, SC



April 5, 2007
Workshop: STRATUM and i-Tree: Tools for Assessing the Green Infrastructure
Speaker: Paula Peper
Conference: 2007 Rocky Mountain Chapter, American Public Works Association
Where: Casper, WY
Sponsor: City of Casper, WY
Sponsor Website: http://rockymountain.apwa.net



January 10, 2006
ecoSmart-Fire: Smart Design Tools for Landscapes
Speaker: Shelley Gardner
Conference: Living with Wildfire in Chaparral Ecosystems: Providing Tools for Decision Makers
Where: Riverside Convention Center Riverside, CA
Sponsor: USDA, Forest Service Pacific Southwest Research Station
Sponsor Website: http://www.fs.fed.us/psw/chapparal/



September 9, 2006
i-Tree STRATUM Workshop
Speaker: Kelaine Vargas
Conference: 2006 California Urban Forest Conference
Where: Pasadena, CA
Sponsor: California Urban Forests Council
Sponsor Website: http://www.caufc.org



July 14, 2006
i-Tree Suite Workshop
Speaker: Paula Peper and David Bloniarz
Conference: New York Releaf Conference
Where: Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus, Brookville, NY
Sponsor: New York ReLeaf, NYS Urban and Community Forestry Council
Sponsor Email: releaf06@aol.com
Sponsor Website: http://www.dec.state.ny.us/website/dlf/privland/urban/releaf.html



April 25, 2006
i-Tree: Demonstrating that Trees Pay Us Back!
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: i-Tree Conference Call
Where:
Sponsor: i-Tree Software Suite
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Sponsor Website: http://www.itreetools.org



October 14, 2004
iTree: Integrated Urban Forest Inventory and Analysis
Speaker: Greg McPherson
Conference: Caring for and Protecting Your Communities'
Where: Glendale Civic Center 5750 West Glenn Drive Glendale, AZ 85301
Sponsor: Arizona Community Tree Council, Inc.
Sponsor Website: http://aztrees.org



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