Forum

Levin College Forum

The Urban Forest in America's Cities: Connecting People and Nature Featuring Author Jill Jonnes

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Roberta Steinbacher Atrium
1717 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44115
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About the Forum

Jill Jonnes is the author of several books on the history and dynamics of cities: Eiffel’s Tower, Conquering Gotham, Empires of Light, and South Bronx Rising. She attended Barnard College and the Columbia Journalism School and worked as a journalist writing stories for the New York Times and other publications. As a staff member to the 2010 National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, she authored the first chapter of the report to the president--Deep Water: The Gulf Oil Disaster and the Future of Offshore Drilling. Ms. Jonnes studied trees as green infrastructure at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C. and has been a National Endowment for the Humanities scholar. She is founder of the Baltimore Tree Trust and a Maryland Master Naturalist.


Panelists

Matt Gray, Chief of Sustainability, City of Cleveland

Rachel Holmes, Conservation Coordinator, The Nature Conservancy 

Jacqueline Gillon, Community Engagement Specialist, Western Reserve Land Conservancy's Thriving Communities Institute

 
Sponsors
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AICP CM Credits

AICP (American Institute of Certified Planners) certification maintenance credits are available for this event.
 

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