Urban Forestry Certificate
Charge: Investigate the feasibility of implementing an academic Urban Forestry Certificate at UK; Research prominent programs; Identify potential contributors; Contact Chairs/DUS’s in relevant UK departments inside and outside of CAFE.
Lead: Mary Arthur, UK Forestry (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org for further information)
Tree Campus USA
Charge: Evaluate current level of involvement in the program; Develop an inclusive plan to increase UK’s involvement and recognition as a Tree Campus USA
Lead: Jerry Hart, UK Physical Plant, Arborist (Email: email@example.com for further information)
Charge: Fine tune details of program; Develop a plan for implementation at multiple levels (UK, K-12, beyond)
Lead: Nic Williamson, UK Forestry (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org for further information)
Education and Outreach
Charge: Evaluate current level of education and outreach efforts addressing existing and emerging issues in urban forestry; Develop an inclusive plan to increase involvement on campus, in Lexington, in the Bluegrass Region, and statewide
Lead: Bridget Abernathy, Bluegrass Greensource (Email: email@example.com for further information)
Research Seminar Series
Charge: Investigate interest in and feasibility of developing a broad-based seminar series focusing on various attributes of Urban Forestry, targeting Fall 2015; Identify 3-5 potential speakers; Identify potential funding sources.
Lead: Lynne Rieske-Kinney, UK Entomology (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org for further information)
Campus Landscaping & Education Project
Charge: Identify means of increasing input (advisory and implementation) from the Urban Forest Initiative for current and upcoming tree-related projects impacting the campus community; maximize available expertise; identify a single near-future project in which the Urban Forest Initiative could contribute from conception to implementation.
|George Riddle||Physical Plant Manageremail@example.com|
|Ann Bowe||LFUCG Tree Board Memberfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Dave Leonard||Dave Leonard Arboristsemail@example.com|
|Lynne Rieske-Kinney||UK Entomologyfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Beverly James||Floracliff Nature Sanctuaryemail@example.com|