Be a part of a movement to bring lasting change to our region, one tree at a time.

Greenprint Summit 2017

Join us on Thursday, January 26, 2017 to hear from local leaders and advocates who share our commitment to restoring nature to our neighborhoods!

The sixth annual summit will feature inspiring speakers showcasing research and projects that prove the many benefits of trees as well as case studies demonstrating successful community-led urban greening projects. For participants interested three CEUs will be offered to Certified Arborists and Treeworkers and APA CM is available for Planners.

The Cast

(In order of appearance)

  • Congress Member Ami Bera 
  •  Mayor Darrell Steinberg, City of Sacramento 
  • Cheryl Dell, President and Publisher, The Sacramento Bee 
  • Kevin Jefferson, Director of Research, Urban Releaf 
  • Dr. Desiree Backman, Chief Prevention Officer, California Department of Health Care Services 
  • Dan Flanagan, Executive Director, Friends of the Urban Forest
  • Katie Valenzuela Garcia, Principal, Valenzuela Garcia Consulting 
  • Tim Vendlinski, Manager, Bay Delta Program
  • Fatima Malik, Community Engagement and Research Specialist at the Clinical and Translational Science Center/Center for Reducing Health Disparities, UC Davis Health System 
  • Eileen Pena, Principal, Samuel Kennedy Elementary School
  • Nailah Pope-Harden, CROP Organizer & Avondale/Glen Elder Neighborhood Association President
  • Vicky Blocker, Certified California Naturalist, Elmhurst Neighborhood Association Board Member 
  • Steve Harriman, Public Works Operations and Maintenance Division Manager for the City of Ranch Cordova
  • Allen Green, Fun Futurist, Caedz, LLC
  • Dr. Greg McPherson, Research Forester, US Forest Service

The Show

ACT I The Urban Forest Yet-To-Come

ACT II The Urban Forest Past

ACT III The Urban Forest Present

ACT IV Neighborhood Roots

ACT V The Urban Forest Yet-To-Come Take 2

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