The Urgency of Now:
Never has there been a more important time to prioritize urban forests and urban forest management. This presentation will highlight examples of ambitious and bold urban forestry work and offer a challenge to attendees to embrace the role of urban trees and the leadership necessary to create thriving and resilient communities for the future.
Dan is the president of the Arbor Day Foundation, founded in 1972, which has grown to become the largest nonprofit membership organisation dedicated to planting trees, with over one million members, supporters, and valued partners. Dan leads the strategic development of programs and partnerships through which the Foundation strives to educate, recognise, and empower people to plant, nurture, and celebrate trees.