Eat Street Trees!
2. Geography of environmental services from urban forest expansion
Diffusion, & Governance
Urban Forest and Greenspace Policy in Disaster Management
with Sustainable Pacific Rim Cities
One ecosystem service provided by urban forests and greenspaces is disaster management. Urban forestry and greenspace policies in the aftermath of disasters are examined. Potential cases include Christchurch, New Zealand; East Japan; Haiti; New Orleans, Louisiana (USA); and New York, NY (USA).
Georgia Silvera Seamans trained as a community and urban forester in New Haven and Boston. She received her PhD in landscape architecture and environmental planning from UC Berkeley and a Master of Environmental Management from the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies.
Read wide ranging urban ecological ruminations on local ecologist.
© 2013 Georgia Silvera Seamans.