The Power of Trees: Building Resilient Communities

Video recordings from all 3 days of our August 2016 Network Retreat & Power of Trees Conference are now available! Click here to watch:

ReLeat Retreat 8/9/16 | Power of Trees 8/10/16 | Power of Trees 8/11/16

The Power of Trees: Building Resileint Communities.

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Tuesday, August 9: ReLeaf Network Member Retreat & All-Conference Reception

Featured Speakers:

Cindy Montañez
CEO, TreePeople
“Local Advocacy: From the Elected’s Perspective”

Doug Wildman
Program Director, Friends of the Urban Forest
“Volunteer Stewardship Best Practices” (Panel)

Leo Buc
Project Director and CFO, Common Vision
“Growing the Canopy: Racial Justice”


Wednesday & Thursday, August 10-11: The Power of Trees: Building Resilient Communities

Featured Speakers:

(ALL RIGHTS, ALL USES) Gretchen C. Daily; conservation biologist, Department of Biological Sciences and Woods Institute for the Environment at Stanford, co-lead of the Natural Capital Project, member of TNC board, photographed at her home on the Campus of Stanford University in California. PHOTO CREDIT: ©Mark Godfrey/TNCGretchen C. Daily
Director of the Center for Conservation Biology & Bing Professor of Environmental Science, Stanford University
“The Power of Trees: Natural Capital in Cities”

Andy Lipkis
Founder and President, TreePeople
“The Multi-Agency Collaborative”

Greg McPherson
Supervisory Research Forester, USDA Forest Service
“California’s Crown Jewels Under Attack”