PROJECTS

Washington Square Park (WSP) Eco Projects
Celebrating and communicating about the natural features of Washington Square Park, NYC with events + the WSP Eco Map. (Check out our fundraising campaign on ioby.

Ecological Street Tree
1. Mainstreaming the environmental benefits of street trees
(published in Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 2013)
2. Geography of environmental services from urban forest expansion (draft)

Broadcasting Tree Benefits & Care Information
Tracking the ways in which nonprofits and municipal agencies communicate tree benefits and stewardship information to residents here.

Eat Street Trees!
Documenting and encouraging edible urban forests.  Look at the fruits of our streets.

Nature-making
Nature-made sites are intentionally designed to provide ecological benefits and to improve environmental quality. Add your site here or here.

Tree Elegies
How do inidividuals and communities respond to tree loss?  What are the implications for landscape changes resulting from biological plagues and climate change events such as storm surges and rising temperatures? Follow the Tree Elegies project on Storify.
 
Green Infrastructure Design, Diffusion & Governance
Green infrastructure are biotechnologies and we chart their design, diffusion, and governance over time.
BLOG
Read wide ranging urban ecological ruminations on local ecologist.

ABOUT
Georgia Silvera Seamans trained as a community and urban forester in New Haven and Boston.  She has degrees from UC Berkeley, the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, and Wesleyan University.

CONTACT
info (at) localecology.org
2003-2016 Georgia Silvera Seamans