Alana will discuss the five standards required for application to become a Tree City of the World. She will provide examples of other cities and how they achieved recognition, and provide the important deadlines for this year’s applications.
Alana Tucker is the Programme Manager for the Tree City programmes at the Arbor Day Foundation, including Tree City USA and Tree Cities of the World. As an urban planner, she conducted streetscape and parks planning projects in Detroit prior to coming to the Foundation. She holds a Bachelor Degree in International Business from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a Master’s of Urban Planning from the University of Michigan. Her favourite tree is Populus tremuloides, the quaking aspen.