ISA Certified Arborist #NE-0860A
This marks my second edition serving as Editor for this newsletter. I have to say that I really enjoy it. I appreciate the camaraderie among the membership and I continue to learn from the expertise and perspectives brought forth by our guest authors (let’s be frank, before becoming editor I can’t say that I actually … read more of Editor’s Note.
Linden Lampman is the Urban & Community Forestry Program Manager for the Washington State Department of Natural Resources. What’s your favorite tree and why? I used to say “oak.” Oaks are rugged, enduring, and present. A great bur oak stands in the backyard of my family’s farm in Wisconsin. It was huge when I was … read more of Final Thoughts: An Interview with Linden Lampman.
Trees play a critical role in urban greenspaces benefiting both people and wildlife. These urban forests lie at the interface of trade, the movement of people, and neighboring forest and agricultural resources. The movement of goods and people brings with it the risk of introducing non-native urban forest pests, the worst of these pests can have costly, irreversible … read more of Preparing for Urban Forest Pests: a Resource for Local Governments .
Some of you know me but many do not, so here’s an abridged history of my time among trees: I grew up among the hardwood forests of Connecticut and graduated with an environmental science degree from Unity College in Maine. I became a Certified Arborist with the New England Chapter of the ISA in 1999 … read more of Hats Off to Volunteers.