Talking Trees with Davey Tree

What is Urban Forestry? - Why it's Important & How You Can Help

May 13, 2021 The Davey Tree Expert Company Season 1 Episode 18
Talking Trees with Davey Tree
What is Urban Forestry? - Why it's Important & How You Can Help
Show Notes

Kerry Gray, principal consultant for urban forestry at Davey Resource Group is joined with Omar Leon, urban forester for the City of Miami Beach to discuss what urban forestry is, why urban forestry is important and what you can do to help urban foresters reach their goal.

In this episode we cover:

  • What Kerry and Omar are working on (0:56)
  • Kerry's role in urban forestry (2:47)
  • Trees in Miami Beach (4:18)
  • 10-20-30 rule (5:59)
  • Defining urban forestry (6:51)
  • Feel-good part of the job (9:47)
  • Miami Beach project (11:35)
  • Advice for homeowners - how to help with urban forestry (15:32)
  • How Omar started his job (16:57)
  • How Kerry started her job (18:49)

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To learn more about urban forestry at Davey, check out our Urban Forestry Resources.
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