PROJECTS

Washington Square Park Ecology WSP Eco Projects
The WSP Eco Map of the wild things of the park will be released this spring. The park was the site of three educational programs in 2014, and the 2015 calendar is in development. Visit the campaign page for updates.

Broadcasting Tree Benefits & Care Information
Tracking the ways in which nonprofits and municipal agencies communicate tree benefits and stewardship information to residents here.

Eat Street Trees!
Documenting and encouraging edible urban forests.  Look at the fruits of our streets.

Ecological Street Tree
1. Mainstreaming the environmental benefits of street trees
(published in Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, 2013)

2. Geography of environmental services from urban forest expansion (draft)

Green Infrastructure Design, Diffusion, & Governance
Green infrastructure are biotechnologies and we look at their design, diffusion, and governance.

Nature-making
Nature-made sites are intentionally designed to provide ecological benefits and to improve environmental quality. Add your site here or here.

Tree Elegies
How do inidividuals and communities respond to tree loss?  What are the implications for landscape changes resulting from biological plagues and climate change events such as storm surges and rising temperatures?  Follow the Tree Elegies project on Storify.



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ABOUT
Georgia Silvera Seamans trained as a community and urban forester in New Haven and Boston.  She has degrees from UC Berkeley, the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, and Wesleyan University.

CONTACT
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