Georgia Silvera Seamans, PhD


Georgia lives and breathes city trees--with field experience in New Haven, Boston, Oakland, and NYC, and a dissertation about urban forestry policy in Northern California cities. Georgia's research has been published in Urban Forestry & Urban Greening and Arboriculture & Urban Forestry. She is the founder of Local Nature Lab and directs Washington Square Park Eco Projects where she designs urban ecology programs for New Yorkers of all ages. Georgia also writes about trees with bylines in the City Trees 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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