Thursday, January 15, 2015 (All day)
Did you miss our Liveable Cities: NYC-Toronto Growing Green lecture series? We had four great speakers from the NYC Parks Department share their experiences. New York City has a top-ranked urban forestry program, and one of the best park systems in the U.S., so there was lots to learn! If you missed one or more of the presentations, don't worry! Videos are available here. Check them out!
Matthew Stephens, Director of Street Tree Planting at the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation. Learn how one of North America’s greenest cities is planting street trees to build a greener city.
Bram Gunther, Chief of Forestry at the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation. Learn about the vision and strategy behind how NYC is building a greener city, and details on how it is addressing climate change, sustainability, and biodiversity.
Jeremy Barrick, Deputy Chief of Forestry, Horticulture, and Natural Resources at the New York City Parks Department. Learn how NYC Parks responds to major storm events like Hurricane Sandy and its strategies for building and sustaining a resilient city.
James Kaechele, Development Manager at the New York Tree Trust. Learn how NYC Parks is protecting and promoting trees and the urban forest through public-private partnerships, public awareness and community stewardship.