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Community Forestry & Green Infrastructure Lunchtime Webinar
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The first part of this webinar will focus on Tree City USA, a national program of the Arbor Day Foundation, delivered through a partnership with the states. We’ll discuss the importance of achieving Tree City status to a community, the criteria necessary to qualify, and how the program works in Pennsylvania. The second half of this webinar provides an update on the Pennsylvania TreeVitalize urban reforestation program and grant opportunities available This webinar is eligible for 1 PCH CEU

12/15/2015
When: Tuesday December 15, 2015
Noon - 1 :00 pm
Where: Webinar
Webinar
Contact: Scott A Sjolander
814-333-7440

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The first part of this webinar will focus on Tree City USA, a national program of the Arbor Day Foundation, delivered through a partnership with the states. We’ll discuss the importance of achieving Tree City status to a community, the criteria necessary to qualify, and how the program works in Pennsylvania. The second half of this webinar provides an update on the Pennsylvania TreeVitalize urban reforestation program and grant opportunities available to municipalities. No ISA, SAF, nor Landscape Architecture continuing education or development credit will be offered for this session.

About the Presenter:
Ellen Roane is an Urban Forestry Program Specialist with the Bureau of Forestry and an ISA Certified Arborist. She holds a masters degree in Forest Resources from Penn State University. She has been employed by the state for the past 28 years, coordinating both rural and urban forestry assistance programs and serving as an Assistant District Forester in one of the Bureau’s twenty forest districts. Ellen has worked with the TreeVitalize Program since 2006 and was instrumental in expanding it beyond the Philadelphia area to include all 67 counties of the state.

This webinar is eligible for 1 PCH CEU.

How to Participate
• The live webinar will occur from 12:00 to 1:00 PM and is accessible at: https://meeting.psu.edu/pacommunityforestry
• You can access this webinar simply by signing in as a "guest".
• If this will be your first webinar, you may want to test your computer and internet connection for compatibility at: https://meeting.psu.edu/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm

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