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Upcoming e-Learning Webcasts
Please join us for a comprehensive web-based instructional series that will introduce the latest tools in the i-Tree software suite, as well as bring you up to date on the improvements that have been made to the i-Tree collection of inventory, analysis and reporting tools for urban and community forests. i-Tree is a state-of-the-art, peer-reviewed software suite from the USDA Forest Service that provides urban forestry analysis and benefits assessment tools.
The i-Tree Tools help communities of all sizes to strengthen their urban forest management and advocacy efforts by quantifying the structure of community trees and the environmental services that trees provide. The online training seminar series will take place monthly, with live, interactive sessions led by members of the i-Tree development team and other instructors. This web-based series will introduce i-Tree to you, help you understand its value as an important tool in your urban forest management toolkit and provide you with hands-on demonstrations related to the installation, use and reporting components of the software suite.
Next Upcoming Workshop
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
1:00 PM (Eastern)
‘Teaching with i-Tree’
Please join us on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 for an in-depth look at Project Learning Tree’s new Teaching with i-Tree curriculum, designed for use with middle and high school students, incorporating hands-on activities that engage students in discovering and analyzing the many environmental benefits that trees provide. Students use the free, online i-Tree Design software-developed by the U.S. Forest Service and the Davey Institute- to calculate the dollar value of the benefits provided by a tree or a set of trees. In the process, they are exploring the ways in which trees and green spaces are vital elements in the human ecosystem.
The program begins at 1:00 PM (Eastern), on Wednesday, June 27, 2018.
PRE-REGISTRATION is required for this session in order to provide the most streamlined user experience. To register, please visit https://tinyurl.com/yau95m7w
About i-Tree: i-Tree allows any community to conduct and analyze sample or compete street tree inventory data, and make estimates of the structure, function and value of these components of your urban forest. Baseline data can be used to effectively manage the resource, develop policy and set priorities. Looking at information collected on existing street trees, this software allows managers to evaluate current benefits, costs, and management needs.
For more information on i-Tree, please visit www.itreetools.org/.