Urban Trees: Planning, Policy, and Planting | Community Voices
This urban tree program was inspired by Lab Girl, a science memoir in which author Hope Jahren describes her passion for trees and her experiences in conducting research on trees and is part of the National Endowment for the Arts, Sangmon County Big Read.
Originally aired April 29, 2021.
Produced by the Citizens Club of Springfield and the UIS Center for State Policy and Leadership.
- Dr. Lucia Vazquez, UIS biology professor
- Melissa Custic, The Morton Arboretum
- Jeff Reim, City of Springfield arborist
- Jan Von Qualen, Springfield Urban Forestry Commission chair
- Aboriculture Specifications Manual
- Springfield Urban Forestry Commission
- Chicago Region Trees Initiative
- Lincoln Land Community College Big Read