National Urban Wood Academy 2020 Set for Nov. 20

The Urban Wood Network is partnering with the Arbor Day Foundation, the Urban Wood Academy, and Dovetail Partners to host the first ever national Urban Wood Network event  in conjunction with the Partners in Community Forestry Virtual Experience.

The webinar is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. CST, Nov. 20, 2020.

This 3-hour event will feature experts from each link in the urban wood supply chain who will share stories from across the county of how municipalities and businesses have overcome barriers to build successful urban wood programs and industries in local markets.

Municipal managers, arborists, sawyers, woodworkers, retailers, advocates and agencies are invited to participate in this virtual event and to join together under a united voice to advance the urban wood movement.

SPEAKERS:
Jennifer Alger – President, Far West Forest Products
Ben Christensen – CEO/Founder, Cambium Carbon
Chris Crocker – Owner, The Good Wood Guys
Devin Ginther – Owner, Texas Urban Sawmill
Morgan Grove – Social Scientist, Team Leader, USDA Forest Service’s Baltimore Urban Field Station
Lorri Gruebe – Community Operations Forester, City of Lincoln, NE
August Hoppe – President, Hoppe Tree Service
John Kemppainen – City Forester, Stoughton, WI
Joe Lehnen – Forest Utilization & Marketing Specialist, Commonwealth of Virginia
Lauren Marshall – National Program Manager, USDA Forest Service Urban & Community Forestry
Don Peterson – Executive Director, Urban Wood Network
Marisa Repka – City Partnerships Lead, Cambium Carbon
Carmen Rodriguez – Co-owner, Chief Marketing Officer, Eutree
Dwayne Sperber – Owner, Wudeward Urban Forest Products

Learn more.