Discover how your municipality can create a sustainable community forestry program, explore how trees can address MS4 issues, and learn about pest threats to your trees as well as the resources available to your municipality. Learn how to get started with and increase the effectiveness of your municipal shade tree program. This workshop is geared towards shade trees commissioners, municipal representatives, community forest managers and interested citizens who wish to enhance their community forest.
This workshop is aimed at helping communities enhance and improve their community forests. Participants will hear about community forestry in Pennsylvania and the important role of shade tree commissions. Additionally, participants will have an opportunity to share and learn from each other about their prior successes and challenges in their local community forestry programs. The workshop with wrap up with an outdoor session to identify tree stresses.