Presentations

 

                              

 

                                    Spoken Word

    

                  Workshops

 

                            Drones for Tree Care Professionals. Pre-conference workshop at the 36th annual Texas Tree Conference.
                                                        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.


                      Podcasts
     
                           

                           For Urban Design Podcasts.com (all available on iTunes) :                                       

                                      International Society of Arboriculture:                                       

 

                    Webcasts/Webinars

 

 

 

                        Maximum Solar at the Heart of Urban Forests. ICLEI (International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives) webinar
                                                        on SunShot Initiatives and best practices. September 18, 2013.

 

                       Solar-Friendly Communities. 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.

 

 

                    Videos
 

 

                       A Million Trees and A Million Solar Roofs: Can We Have Both?  A collaboration with the Colorado Solar
                                              Energy Industries Association
(COSEIA). Released January 2013.

 

 

                    Interviews

 

 

                            Solar Power and Trees Create a Win-Win Team. Shade Magazine 2013, the Magazine of the Georgia Urban

                                                Forest Council pp 12-13.


 

                    Presentations

 

 

 

                2016

 

                            Drones and Utility Arboriculture. Minnesota Shade Tree Short Course. St Paul, MN USA. March 15 and 16, 2016.

                                                          Presentation handout.
 

 

 

                2015

 

                         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.

 

 

 

                2014
 

                            Partnering Trees with Rooftop Solar. Tree Care Industry Expo 2014. Hartford, CT, USA. Nov 15 2014 Presentation handout.
 

                     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.

 

 

 

 

                2013
 

                          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.
                                                        Presentation handout.

 

                    Aurora's Urban Ecosystems. For the City of Aurora Open Space Advisory Board July 23, 2013. Aurora, CO USA.
                                              Presentation handout.

 

                     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 Green Infrastructure.
                                             
Two posters for the National Adaptation Forum, Denver CO, April 2-4 2013.

 

 

 

 

                    2012

 

                         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.
                                             Presentation handout.

 

                         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
                                             Presentation handout.

 

                         Learning Session: Rooftop Solar power and Urban Forests: Strategies for Increasing Renewable Energy and Property Value
                                             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.

 

                         Providing urban forest ecosystem services in a world of rooftop solar energy collection: Applied solutions for a sustainable
                                              coexistence.
A poster of the paper.

                                              For the 4th International EcoSummit 2012 Conference. September 30-October 5 2012. Columbus,
                                              OH USA.

 

                         Rooftop Solar Power and Urban Forests: Coexisting sustainably in cities. A presentation of the paper.
                                              For the ICCE 2012: International Conference on Clean Energy September 10-12, 2012. Quebec City,
                                              Quebec, Canada
.

                         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.

                            Rooftop Solar Power Generation and Urban Forests: Strategies for sustainable coexistence in cities.
                                                 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.
                                                 Presentation handout.

                          Green Infrastructure, 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 conference paper.
                                             
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,
                                              MO USA.



 

 

                    2011

               
    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.    

 

 



                    2010

                           New Opportunities for Expertise: How to take advantage of future development directions.
                                                 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.

                                                    o PowerPoint Slideshow for Proceedings
                                                    o Handout (.pdf)
 

                       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.

 

 


 

                    2009

                           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.

 

 

                    2008

                              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.

 



                    2007


                             Green Infrastructure in New Urbanist Developments
                                              Presented at the Partners in Community Forestry national conference, Baltimore MD
                                              November 14, 2007.    

 

 

                    2006

                           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.