UWN Webinar #3: Producing Urban Wood Products

"Producing Urban Wood Products - What, How and Where," the third in a series of informative webinars presented by the Urban Wood Network, is available on demand.

GWTP Celebrates 25 Years Training Low-Income Chicagoans for Woodworking Careers

Since being established 25 years ago, the Greater West Town Training Partnership (GWTP) has trained and placed some 900 low-income adults with jobs in Chicago-area woodworking firms.


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National Wood Certification Project Update

While attending the International Society of Arboriculture's 2018 Annual conference in Columbus, Ohio, Lucy Cohn-Still participated in the urban wood certification grant meeting with Dovetail Partners' executive director Kathryn Fernholz and other key players in the Urban Wood Certification Project to increase awareness and product demand for national urban wood use.



After the Storm, Call on the Urban Forest Strike Team

Thousands of federal, state, and private agencies have been deployed to areas that were impacted by recent hurricanes. These first responders are there to help the people in the storm's path. However, there is another group of responders that go into storm-ravaged towns to aid the trees: the Urban Forest Strike Teams (UFST).


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