Georgia Silvera Seamans, PhD


Georgia Silvera Seamans 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. 


Her research has been published in Urban Forestry & Urban Greening and Arboriculture & Urban Forestry. Georgia writes about trees with essays in City Trees (read Ginkgo: Notches, Edible Seeds, and Synchronous Leaf Drop and More and The Storied English Elm of Washington Square Park). She spoke about phenology on the Brian Lehrer Show #BLTrees. Georgia also writes about urban birds with bylines in Popular Science and Audubon. She is the host of Your Bird Story. Listen to the podcast’s origin story in this interview with the ABA Birding Podcast. She serves on the #BlackBotanistsWeek organizing committee and spoke about the group with Jami Floyd on WNYC. She is a member of BIPOC Hort.


Read her personal blog, Local Ecologist. 


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