Community forests have a profound influence on human interaction. Trees define space and create atmosphere. Trees provide shelter and sustenance. And trees, more than any other natural element, create a gathering point where people connect with each other. … More Trees are vital to community
Children are naturally intuitive about trees, and understand that there is an intrinsic value to what they represent. When we nurture their understanding, we are teaching them the greater role that trees play in our environment, and we are showing them the ways that they can positively influence our world through better stewardship. … More The future of forestry
An Accredited Community Forester is an arborist that specializes in Community Forest management. Beyond tending to individual trees, an Accredited Community Forester views the tree population as a whole and as something greater than the sum of its parts. Managing a forest takes vision, knowledge and experience that reflects the greater good, and not simply the needs of a single tree. … More Who is protecting our trees?