Georgia Silvera Seamans, PhD

Georgia lives and breathes city trees--with experience in New Haven, Boston, Oakland, and NYC, and a dissertation about urban forestry policy in Northern California cities. She is the founder of Local Nature Lab and directs Washington Square Park Eco Projects. 

Georgia's research has been published in Urban Forestry & Urban Greening and Arboriculture & Urban Forestry. Georgia also writes about trees with bylines in City Trees (read Ginkgo: Notches, Edible Seeds, and Synchronous Leaf Drop and More and The Storied English Elm of Washington Square Park) and about birds with articles at Popular Science and Audubon. She is a member of the #BlackBotanistsWeek organizing committee.

Read Georgia’s blog, Local Ecologist. 

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