Drones for Tree Care
Professionals. Pre-conference workshop at the 36th annual Texas Tree
September 30, 2015. Series of 10 sessions for ~280 attendees, with 14 pilots flying unmanned
aerial vehicles to demonstrate the capabilities of drones for arboriculture.
Trees and Solar Power: Natural Partners (No, really). (2) Davis, CA October 15,
2013 and San Diego, CA
October 17, 2013. All day workshops to introduce best practices on site analysis for trees
and solar, in support of field manual The Manual of Site Analysis for Trees and Rooftop Solar.
For Urban Design Podcasts.com (all available on iTunes) :
International Society of Arboriculture:
Maximum Solar at the Heart of Urban
Forests. ICLEI (International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives)
on SunShot Initiatives and best practices. September 18, 2013.
Solar energy and urban forestry:
Denver's integrated vision. A webinar in the
Colorado Solar Energy Industries Association (COSEIA) webinar series. Presented January 8, 2013.
Environmental Grudge Match: Solar Panels vs. Trees. A session
in the Third
Thursday Alliance for Community Trees webcast series. Presented May 20, 2010.
SmartGrowth and Urban Forestry- Part II: City Planning. A session in the Third
Thursday Alliance for Community Trees webcast series. Presented March 19, 2009.
A Million Trees and A Million Solar Roofs:
We Have Both? A
collaboration with the
Energy Industries Association (COSEIA). Released January 2013.
Solar Power and Trees Create a Win-Win Team. Shade Magazine 2013, the Magazine of the Georgia Urban
Forest Council pp 12-13.
Drones and Utility Arboriculture. Minnesota Shade Tree Short Course. St Paul, MN USA. March 15 and 16, 2016.
Trees and Solar Collectors: Natural partners (no,really). Ecotech
Institute Sustainability Conference. Aurora, CO USA.
October 21, 2015.
The Not-Too Distant Future: Arboriculture with unmanned aerial vehicles.
Texas Chapter ISA Texas Tree Conference.
Waco, TX USA. October 1, 2015.
Planning Policy Guidance for Climate Adaptation: Green infrastructure,
human health and urban renewable energy goals. Western
Planner Conference. Laramie, WY USA. August 20, 2015.
Planning for Rooftop Solar Power and Trees: Natural partners (no,really). Western Planner Conference. Laramie, WY USA.
August 19, 2015.
UAVs and Utility Arboriculture. ISA International Conference 2015. Orlando, FL USA. August 12, 2015.
Trees and Rooftop Solar.
New California laws and you. 2014
California Urban Forests Council - California ReLeaf annual
conference. San Diego, CA, USA. June 27, 2014. Presentation handout.
Trees and Solar Power: Natural Partners (No, really). 20th International Interdisciplinary Conference on the
Environment. Denver, CO, USA. June 14, 2014. Presentation handout.
Solar Energy and Rooftop Energy: The arborist's role.. Rocky Mountain Chapter of the International
Society of Arboriculture annual conference. Cheyenne, WY, USA. September 26-27, 2013.
Aurora's Urban Ecosystems.
For the City of Aurora Open Space
Advisory Board July 23, 2013. Aurora, CO USA.
Arboriculture and Modern Street Design: Making
standards safe for trees and
Arboriculture and Solar Power: Conflict
Avoidance in the Urban Forest. For the Western Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture
annual conference, Indian Wells CA, May 7-10 2013.
Solar Power and
Urban Forests: Coexisting
in a city near you
and Green Streets for
Two posters for the National Adaptation Forum, Denver CO, April 2-4 2013.
Green Streets: Partnering urban forests and sustainable
transportation design. Building partnerships to design transportation
networks that are friendly to green infrastructure.
For the Partners in Community Forestry National Conference. November 14, 2012. Sacramento, CA USA.
The Harmonious Coexistence of Trees and Solar Panels. Policies and partnerships for
the coexistence of trees and
rooftop solar power.
For the Georgia Urban Forest Council annual Conference October 24-25, 2012. LaGrange, GA USA
Learning Session: Rooftop
Solar power and Urban Forests: Strategies for Increasing Renewable Energy and
in Cities. Land-use policies for the coexistence of trees and rooftop solar power.
For the 2012 Urban Land Institute Fall Meeting and Urban Land Expo. October 18, 2012.
Denver, CO USA. Presentation handout.
urban forest ecosystem services in a world of rooftop solar energy collection:
Applied solutions for a sustainable
coexistence. A poster of the paper.
September 30-October 5 2012. Columbus,
Rooftop Solar Power and Urban Forests:
Coexisting sustainably in cities. A presentation of the
For the ICCE 2012: International Conference on Clean Energy September 10-12, 2012. Quebec City,
Arboriculture and Solar Power: Coming to an urban forest near you. Policies and design for the coexistence
of trees and rooftop solar power.
For the International Society of Arboriculture International Conference and Trade Show. August 13, 2012.
Portland, OR USA. Presentation handout.
Solar Power Generation and Urban Forests:
Strategies for sustainable coexistence
An extended special session with dialogue and exchange, regarding policies and outreach to ensure the
healthy coexistence of trees and rooftop solar panels.
For the 97th annual meeting of the Ecological Society of America, August 6, 2012. Portland, OR USA.
Transportation Network Design and Water Quality:
Applied solutions for implementing water
quality policies. Comparative implementation of policies and design specifications to increase
urban forest canopy cover and ameliorate stormwater effects.
For the XII International Symposium on Environmental Geotechnology, Energy, and Global
Sustainable Development. June 27 2012. Los Angeles, CA USA.
Trees and Solar Power: Coexisting in an urban
forest near you. Presentation of the
For the World Renewable Energy Forum 2012 Conference. May 13, 2012. Denver, CO USA.
Stormwater/Bioswale Design and Property Values and Green Infrastructure and Modern Streetscape Design Solutions.
For the Missouri Community Forestry Council 19th Annual Conference. March 6-8 2012, Blue Springs,
Expand Your Influence: Partnering trees and solar panels. Presented at the Partners in Community Forestry
Conference November 16, 2011 Orlando, FL, USA.
Resilient Urban Habitats: Urban forest canopy cover, green infrastructure
and quality of life.
Presented at Resilience 2011 Conference March 12, 2011, Tempe, AZ, USA.
Opportunities for Expertise: How to take advantage of future development
Presented at the Society of Municipal Arborists 46th Annual Conference & trade show, October 5, 2010,
Albuquerque, NM USA.
New Opportunities for Expertise: Land-use and
transportation changes and you.
Presentation to the International Society of Arboriculture Conference & Trade Show, July 23-28 2010,
Chicago IL USA.
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Integrating Green Infrastructure into the City: From planning to best
practices Presented at the 2010 New
Partners for Smart Growth national conference February 5, 2010. Moderator slides here.
What is Next for Green
Infrastructure in Urban Developments: Yes you can.
Presented at the 2009
California ReLeaf and CA Urban Forests Council 2009 annual conference October 2, 2009.
Increasing Green Infrastructure in Compact Developments: Strategies for providing ecologically
beneficial greenery in modern built environments. Presentation of the conference paper at the
Second International Conference on Countermeasures to Urban Heat Islands (SICCUHI),
Berkeley CA USA. Presented September 22, 2009.
Making Room for Green Infrastructure and Utilities.
Presented at the 2009
Trees and Utilities National Conference in Dallas, TX April 6-8, 2009.
Advanced Green Infrastructure in Compact Developments (68mb .ppt,
link to smaller file).
Presented at the 2008 Arbor Day Foundation Partners in Community Forestry National
Conference in Atlanta, GA November 18-20, 2008.
Volunteerism and Governments: Action from the bottom-up and top-down.
Presented with Sara Davis at the 2008 Arbor Day Foundation Partners in Community
Forestry National Conference in Atlanta, GA November 18-20, 2008.
The Southwest Quadrant: Stakeholder-ready. (54 mb .ppt).
Presented at the 2008 APA/ASLA Colorado state conference in Breckenridge,
September 13, 2008.
Green Infrastructure in New Urbanist Developments
Presented at the Partners in Community Forestry national conference, Baltimore MD
November 14, 2007.
Land Use and
Physical Activity: Making it happen.
Presented at the 'Let's Walk Pierce County' conference for health professionals on
promoting healthy communities via planning May 5, 2006.