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CRTI Partner Recognition Celebration - Shared screen with speaker view
Lindsay Darling
17:37
Lindsay Darling, Morton Arb.
Sarah Surroz
17:39
Sarah Surroz, Openlands
Susan Day
17:41
I like seeing everyone's faces if it's comfortable.
Sheela Johnson
17:43
Sheela Johnson, US Forest Service in Evanston, IL
Chris Call
17:47
Chris Call, Deerfield, Go Green Deerfield, CRSM
David Wong
17:50
David Wong, Seattle, WA, The Lorax
Steve Wolf
17:55
Steve Wolf, Sandwich IL Park District
Saima Abbasi
17:59
Saima Abbasi - Go Green Wilmette
Charles Smith
18:05
Charles Smith, Evanston Illinois - Under the spreading chestnut tree the village smithy stands.
Rita Renwick
18:06
Rita Renwick City of Joliet Tree Advisory Bd.
Beth Botts
18:07
Beth Botts, Morton Arb
Henrietta Saunders
18:19
Henrietta Saunders Village of Glenview - and newly today the Conservation and Policy Council of the CCFPD. I'm with Cherie -- The Secret Life of Trees!
Cherie Fisher
18:24
Also The Overstory by Richard Powers
Jun Tang
18:32
Tony Tang, Toronto, Canada
Margaret Burns-Westmeyer
18:55
University of Illinois Extension- Cook South Suburban Unit
Melissa Custic
19:00
As you join, please type your name, who your with, and your favorite pop culture reference here in the chat!
Wendy Pollock
19:15
Wendy Pollock from Evanston - The Baron in the Trees by Italo Calvino is an unusual take on trees!
Chai-Shian Kua
19:26
Chai-Shian Kua , Morton Arboretum
Brenda Occhiuzzo
19:38
Brenda Occhiuzzo- Forest Preserves of Cook County
Melissa Custic
19:38
A link to fill out a form for ISA ceus will be available at the end!
CRTI - Emily Okallau
19:38
Italo Calvino!
Mary Fortmann
20:22
Mary Fortmann, Openlands, Rush - The Trees
Camilla Dadey
21:51
Camilla Dadey, Go Green Deerfield. "Of all the trees we could've hit, we had to get one that hits back" JK Rowling
Deb Singleton
22:00
Deb Singleton, Go Green Deerfield - glad to be "with you" all again!
Paula Kosin
22:06
Paula Kosin = Illinois Master Naturalist - Downers Grove, IL
Dana Coelho (she/her)
22:20
Hi all! You've got a friend and colleague out in Denver, CO. I am newly the Urban & Community Forestry Program Manager with the Colorado State Forest Service, and collaborated with CRTI in my previous role as Director of the Metro Denver Nature Alliance and a fellow member in the Alliance for Community Trees hosted by the Arbor Day Foundation. You all do TREEMENDOUS work!
Al De Reu
22:34
"In the Forest" by Screaming Trees (double dipping!!)
Nathan Paulus
22:59
Nathan Paulus - Davey Resource Group
Joseph McCarthy
23:39
I second The Trees by Rush, lyrics by late Neil Peart
Tony Dati
24:03
Hi everyone
Tony Dati
24:25
Tony Dati, Village of Niles
Val Kehoe
24:39
Val Kehoe, Illinois Extension
Maggie Soliz
25:16
Maggie Soliz AES & KDSWCD
Katie Meyer
25:29
Hi Maggie!
Mercedes Siegle-Gaither
25:47
Mercedes Siegle-Gaither, Colorado State Forest Service
Eric Hendrickson
27:13
Eric Hendrickson, Village of Lombard
Randahl Schreck
27:31
Hi Randy from San Diego Ridgewood Tree Care
Cherie Fisher
28:47
LOVE these graphics!
Al De Reu
29:06
Hello to all the TreeKeepers, Partners, and Allies out there!
Daniel Miraval
29:32
Al !!!!!!!
Graham Hill
30:27
Melissa, did you already distribute the tracking tool or will that come out closer to April?
Jan Ward
30:53
Will you be focusing at all on Green Schoolyards? Such as a brochure like Healthy Hedges, possibly "Healthy Schools?" Which would be great in so many different ways. Planting trees, along with native plants for the health of the land, benefits to the school for both learning and play.
Tari Marshall
32:03
The tracking tool will be distributed in June 2021, after launch of the campaign, to gather your experience and feedback
Cathy Streett
33:26
Cathy Streett Darien garden club
Lydia Scott
45:10
If you have any questions about what Dr. Nowak is presenting put them in chat and we will address them at the end of his talk.
CRTI - Emily Okallau
46:41
Because we are in Chicago, how are the temperature dynamics different in the winter? Does the differential have an impact on energy use for indoor heating?
Robyn Flakne
49:29
I wonder if almost all of the tree benefits are different in winter' it seems so much has to do with leaf area. They must get a lot of work done spring through fall?
Michael Cynkar
54:04
Are there some trees that do a better job or permanently absorbing particulate matter than others (as opposed to absorbing it temporarily until rain or wind knocks it off)?
Liam Engel
55:37
With increased electric vehicles, do you anticipate tree design for pollution removal changing?
David Hohl
57:26
What's the cost/benefit of replacing unhealthy and dead trees for carbon sequestration vs providing wildlife habitat? Is it crucial to get rid of dead trees quickly or can they be left without much cost?
Melissa Custic
57:54
For anyone who missed it earlier, there will be a link at the end of all the talks for those seeking ISA ceus. The link takes you to a survey asking for your name, your ISA number, and a confirmation that you attended the whole meeting.
Kim Shearer
59:16
does this model factor in sea level rise?
Tim Baynon
59:29
Tim Baynon Village of Lincolnshire
Paul Brueggeman
01:00:04
Key West is in all pictures so I think not!
Deb Singleton
01:06:42
What method did you use to assess/measure tree canopy cover?
Renee Gauchat
01:08:30
Like witness trees
Chris Street
01:08:30
How much of that natural regeneration consists of native vs. invasive species?
Diane Miller
01:09:27
Very good question Hate to think it’s all buckthorn
Roger Dart
01:10:12
What impact has the wildfires of 202 had on our overall situation?
Jim Gersbach, ODF
01:10:57
In Oregon we lost over a million acres of wildland trees in September 2020.
Jim Gersbach, ODF
01:11:23
Those were from wildfires.
Michael Cynkar
01:11:58
From a carbon sequestration perspective, is there a recommended planting ratio of fast-growing short-lived trees to slow-growing long-lived trees?
Scott Carlini
01:16:38
BEST URBAN FORESTRY PRESENTATION EVER!! AMEN BROTHER NOWAK
Saima Abbasi
01:17:37
Great presentation by David Nowak
Susan Day
01:18:27
Maybe the trees that are most desirable as wood products?
Mary Kozub
01:18:57
Thanks David for joining us today.
Mike Collins
01:20:04
Thank you David! Excellent presentation!
Al De Reu
01:20:05
Great presentation!
Raed Mansour
01:20:21
Thank you David - wonderful presentation!
Tony Dati
01:20:33
Great presentation
Mike Collins
01:20:35
Yep yep!
Brian Sullivan
01:20:38
great presentation
David Wong
01:20:46
It seems like we should also be focusing on increasing the average lifespan of the urban tree if we are going to discuss carbon sequestration, if the trees are in constant replacement ever 10-15 years.
David Nowak
01:20:57
Thanks. Let me know if you have any questions - david.nowak@usda.gov
Trinity Pierce
01:21:14
Thank you David! Many take-aways to put into practice right now.
David Wong
01:21:28
Thanks for the presentation, David!
Robyn Flakne
01:21:35
@David Wong - and keeping them in top condition
Cecil Konijnendijk
01:21:55
Forester met city and never looked back
Susan Day
01:22:02
Everyone is in amongst the trees.
Daniella Pereira
01:22:04
Planted a hazelnut tree this year
Cathy Breitenbach
01:22:09
Just finished cleaning up August storm debris!
Katie Lompa
01:22:16
Small tasks become large productions
Brenda Occhiuzzo
01:22:25
:)
Deb Singleton
01:22:28
Deerfield's words = Buckthorn be gone, tree planting promoting wins!
Mary Fortmann
01:22:28
De-hosted my trees this year
Scott Grams
01:22:32
Kept contractors working to plant more trees.
Renee Gauchat
01:22:34
Tried True ….Worked Through...Return on Investment
Joseph McCarthy
01:22:40
Nice Job CCFP!!
Sarah Voska
01:22:47
Everyone getting Sick(a)more but Healthy Hedges thriving
Al De Reu
01:22:56
"Remote tree instruction to the rescue again"
CRTI - Emily Okallau
01:23:26
Trees... fewer why's than homebound (darling) toddler.
Drew Hart
01:23:27
Trees keep us grounded, happy and sane!
Maggie Soliz
01:23:27
Leaning against a tree, I felt peace.
Trinity Pierce
01:23:29
Rooted volunteers ensure urban forests flourish
Lydia Scott
01:23:39
Congratulations FPD of Cook County. You are an awesome example for the rest of us!
Mary Schoenheider
01:23:41
May and August storms pruned my trees.
Mike Collins
01:23:50
WOW! Thats a massive pile!
Lydia Scott
01:23:57
The Graves are inspiring! We are grateful for your great example.
Robyn Flakne
01:24:05
Such a cool project Deerfield!
Chris Street
01:24:09
Mowing down invasives makes me warm inside.
Daniella Pereira
01:24:36
Congratulations FP of Cook County! So well deserved.
Eric Hendrickson
01:24:40
Tornado hits, trees break. Called mutual aid.
Tony Dati
01:24:45
Great project
Robyn Flakne
01:25:02
Amazing work everyone!
Jim Gersbach, ODF
01:25:13
"Peace tree plantings - resilience in a pandemic."
Marla Westerhold
01:25:14
I love that community tree neighborhood project. Great work!
Tony Dati
01:25:18
Congratulations everyone.
Mary Kozub
01:25:20
Fresh Air
Lydia Scott
01:25:28
Paula! You are exceptional!!!
Mary Kozub
01:25:37
Fresh Air, Cool shade
Katie Meyer
01:25:41
Love the tree tag outreach project! Many people don't know about the trees in their yards and neighborhoods.
Shawn Kingzette
01:25:45
Wake, look at many trees, sleep, repeat.
Lydia Scott
01:25:45
Creative stories all!
Joseph McCarthy
01:26:43
Better view of trees at Home Office
Paula Kosin
01:27:11
Thank you - I loved doing it. Next year - maybe downtown Downers Grove with a team of high school students for a STEM project!
Melissa Custic
01:27:23
Everyone is so creative! How quickly you came up with these great stories
Chris Parson
01:28:29
Quarantine, fear, depressiion
Lydia Scott
01:28:31
You go girl! Let us know how I goes and will send the info along to our partners.
Chris Bosacki
01:28:36
Oldfield Oaks is Awesome. You should go!
Chris Parson
01:29:12
quarantine, fear, depression, boredom, get yourself outside!
Mary Kozub
01:30:33
Fresh air, cool shade, comforting silhouettes, friends
Haffner Ted
01:30:43
I await my COVID dormancy bud-break
Robyn Flakne
01:31:13
Trees gave us a respite - return favor!
Paula Kosin
01:32:53
I have been to UBC - beautiful campus by the ocean
Eric Hendrickson
01:33:22
Planted six Himelick Elms from Morton Arboretum. :)
Scott Carlini
01:47:49
CHICAGO PARKS EARLIEST LAGOON RETENTION PONDS IN
Scott Carlini
01:50:25
Why Jens Jensen and FL Olmsted planted wetland Ash tree species bordering park lagoons 1893-1915
Anthony Polizzi
01:50:45
Selm, belm, welm
Mike Collins
01:57:32
I am hungry!
Lydia Scott
01:57:53
Please feel free to put you questions in chat and we will get as many of them as possible discussed.
Eric Hendrickson
01:59:23
It may have been mentioned earlier, but will we be able to get a copy of the recording? Thanks
Michael Cynkar
01:59:50
It sounds like individual trees transpire best and therefore are best at stormwater management on a per tree basis, but I am assuming a more densely forested area would be better for stormwater management on an absolute basis of total stormwater managed. Is there a goldilocks "just right" scenario when designing stormwater facilities that takes advantage of greater spacing of trees to maximize airflow, while still planting more densely than just individual trees here and there? Can smaller shrubs/groundcover be part of this goldilocks scenario?
Lydia Scott
01:59:53
Yes. We will post it to our website later.
Brenda Occhiuzzo
02:00:32
Makes me think of the suggestion of sedges under trees instead of mulch the lecture
Chris Parson
02:00:50
How many gallons of water can a full grown tree reduce runoff by.
Chai-Shian Kua
02:00:59
feel free to follow one of the Tree Observatory Trees - the Tweeting Tulip Tree on Twitter.@TweetTulipTree
Scott Carlini
02:02:26
As an electronic bench tech, 5G and trees my specialty. need help?
Kristin Ramstad
02:04:20
Susan - I know you have studied potentials for UCF jobs in the future -- what types of curricula and training do you recommend for people wanting to specifically go into stormwater mitigation and urban forestry.
Mary Kozub
02:04:43
Thank you Susan for being here today!
Trinity Pierce
02:05:17
Have you found success incorporating community engagement/volunteer stewardship into the integrated natural assets program? How does the general public fit into the communication section?
Saima Abbasi
02:05:24
Great presentation by Susan Day
Susan Day
02:09:40
Feel free to follow up with me by email susan.day@ubc.ca
Mary Schoenheider
02:10:21
What did the acorn say when he grew up?
Tony Dati
02:10:34
why don't you make like a tree and leaf. lol
Trinity Pierce
02:10:38
Dustin! The Highwood tree plantings would not have been possible without your dedication and expert communication. You are a community engagement inspiration. Thank you, Dustin and the City of Highwood!
Mary Schoenheider
02:10:46
Ge-om-a-try
cassi saari
02:10:49
congrats!
Henrietta Saunders
02:10:50
Great job HIghwood!
Brian Crawford
02:10:57
why are Christmas trees so bad at sewing?
Robyn Flakne
02:11:08
So cool Highwood
Brian Crawford
02:11:13
they keep dropping their needles
Robyn Flakne
02:11:50
Such great work out there!
Susan Day
02:12:15
Hi Trinity--I think I misunderstood your question earlier about community engagement. With the asset management (which I didn't talk about too much} the community engagement aspect is very important. I'm working with Lorien Nesbitt and Sophie Nitoslowski who are social scientists and they are developing information on how people interact with the natural assets and also looking at crowdsourcing some monitoring data.
Trinity Pierce
02:12:18
Congratulations, Chicago Voyagers! We are looking forward to our future partnerships!!
Denise Logan
02:12:52
Thank you for the award! Chicago Voyagers looks forward to partnering for stewardship this spring!
Trinity Pierce
02:14:45
Thanks for the follow up, Susan! I know it was at the tail end of your talk but it sounds like a fascinating program that I look forward to exploring more. Thank you for the additional information and a great presentation.
Tony Dati
02:15:28
good to see everyone smiling.
Tony Dati
02:16:02
:)
Lydia Scott
02:36:55
If you have questions for Dr. Konijnendijk please put them in the chat and we will try to get to them.
Kristin Ramstad
02:37:44
Recent article about Dr. Simard's work: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/12/02/magazine/tree-communication-mycorrhiza.html?searchResultPosition=1
Susan Day
02:40:23
Love these photos of different urban forms
Beth Botts
02:43:38
can you please put the links to the research and reports cited in the chat?
Lydia Scott
02:51:52
Questions for Dr. K?
Mary Kozub
02:52:34
Love the 12 C's!
Paula Kosin
02:53:12
In places like Saudi Arabia - it is a desert landscape - should we expect to have a tree canopy?
Jeff Gahris
02:54:54
How do we think about forest preserves ringing our cities and have a more integrated focus that extends and connects urban forests to the preserves?
Renee Gauchat
02:57:22
Like Greenways
A. Zelaya
02:58:11
Dr. K - thanks for the great global perspective. What key skillsets would you advice urban foresters to focus on to be more effective at influencing policy?
Katie Meyer
02:58:14
In some arid parts of the world they are growing trees by rebuilding soil through compost ditches.
Moges Tilahun
02:58:20
Wonderful presentation thank you
Susan Day
02:58:56
Thanks for your talk Cecil--I think all these questions really point to the importance of leadership.
Melissa Custic
02:59:19
Find the Chicago Region Trees Initiative video, Trees Are Infrastructure here: http://chicagorti.org/trees-are-infrastructure-video#
Martijn van der Spoel
02:59:21
Bedankt voor de leerzame presentatie Ceciel!
Melissa Custic
02:59:22
Fill out this form to get your ISA ceus:https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CRTIceuform
Mary Kozub
02:59:38
Amazing! Thank you, Cecil
Moges Tilahun
02:59:45
Would you please give us more info about the Master program on Urban Forestry?
CRTI - Emily Okallau
02:59:55
The CEU form above also has a feedback section. Please visit and provide feedback!
Nicole Cavender
03:00:11
Thank you, Cecil, Susan and Dave for great presentations today - really interesting and insightful!
Cathy Stevens
03:00:28
Such a great presentation! It is wonderful to get such a global perspective!
Daniella Pereira
03:00:49
Congratulations Robyn!!!
Rita Renwick
03:00:54
Illinois is the "Prairie State" There are those who strive to restore prairie and grasslands versus planting trees. Should this be part of the conversation?
Terry Cichocki
03:00:56
Congratulations Robyn! Great work!
Sarah Surroz
03:00:58
Yaaay, Robyn!!!!
CRTI - Emily Okallau
03:01:03
Yay Robyn!!!!
Shawn Kingzette
03:01:11
Way to go!!!
Henrietta Saunders
03:01:12
Robyn is tireless! and nice all the time too.
Karen Ann Miller
03:01:19
Congratulations Robyn!!!
Mike Collins
03:01:21
YAY!!!!! Congrats Robyn!!!!! Well deserved!!!!!
Brenda Occhiuzzo
03:01:27
Awesome Robyn
Cecil Konijnendijk
03:01:36
Thanks for listening and for the questions, everyone! For more information about the Master of Urban Forestry Leadership see https://forestry.ubc.ca/programs/graduate/professional-masters-degrees/master-of-urban-forestry-leadership/
CRTI - Emily Okallau
03:01:56
Thank you so much for all of your presentations!
CRTI - Emily Okallau
03:02:30
Vice-President Elect Dati
Eric Hendrickson
03:02:30
Congratulations Robyn!!!
Al De Reu
03:02:35
Congrats Robyn!!
Terry Cichocki
03:02:35
Congratulations!
Daniel Miraval
03:02:51
congratulations Tony!!!!
Eric Hendrickson
03:02:53
Nice job Tony!!
Trinity Pierce
03:03:13
Congrats Robyn!
Daniella Pereira
03:03:15
Congratulations Tony!
Trinity Pierce
03:03:16
Congrats Tony!
Todd Jackson
03:03:27
Congrats!!
Al De Reu
03:03:32
Congrats, Tony!
Robyn Flakne
03:03:45
So great, Tony!
Brandon Hayes
03:03:45
Yay Robyn! Yay Tony!
LeeAnn Kruszynski
03:03:45
Wow! Great work, Tony!
Katie Meyer
03:03:45
Great work Tony!
Tony Dati
03:03:59
I want to thank everyone for this honor. I wish I was in person reading this, but unfortunately the pandemic wouldn’t allow it. Many of you that are watching this meeting right now are part of the reason why I won this award. The friendships I’ve made throughout my career with CRTI, IAA, APWA, and the Village of Niles have helped shape who I am and who I want to be. First off I need to thank my family for allowing me to spend my free time doing what makes me happy. Thank you Village of Niles leadership for allowing me the freedom and opportunity to pursue my ideas. Thank you Melissa Custic and Lydia Scott for everything you’re doing with CRTI. You’re always ready and willing to assist anyone with any problems they may be having and are always willing to listen to new ideas. Lastly I need to thank Fred Braun. Fred you have always pushed me to better myself and have always been in my corner over my entire career. Promoting and advocating for trees is my number one goal. Being able to share our knowledge
Raed Mansour
03:04:00
Congrats all!
Mike Collins
03:04:09
Nice work Tony! Congratulations!
Henrietta Saunders
03:04:39
Thanks for good presentations today
Val Kehoe
03:04:40
Awesome job and congratulations to Robyn and Tony!!
Susan Day
03:04:45
Congratulations everyone! Enjoyed sharing the afternoon with you all. (P.S. Hope the shovels are real gold!)
Tony Dati
03:04:51
Thank you everyone. I'm truly honored..
Shawn Kingzette
03:05:06
Great job putting this on, this was a quality program! Impressive in this Covid environment.
Susan Lenz, Barrington Area Conservation Trust
03:05:09
Thank you to all presenters and organizers for a very informative and inspiring afternoon!
Tony Dati
03:05:16
Yes! I agree Lydia
Brenda Occhiuzzo
03:05:22
Thank you everyone
Sheela Johnson
03:05:22
Thank you presenters and congratulations award winners! Inspirational all around!
cassi saari
03:05:26
excellent presentations and congrats to all!
Melissa Custic
03:05:27
Fill out this form to get your ISA ceus:https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CRTIceuform
Cathy Stevens
03:05:29
Thank you, Lydia!!
Daniella Pereira
03:05:32
Thanks you Lydia and TMA team!
Brandon Hayes
03:05:33
Thank you!
Mike Collins
03:05:34
I really miss seeing everyone! Excellnet work on these presentaiton wiht the CRTI team
Raed Mansour
03:05:35
Thank you - this was great! Stay well and happy holidays!
Camilla Dadey
03:05:39
Thank you for great presentations
Sarah Surroz
03:05:45
Thank you, Morton Arboretum!
Brian Sullivan
03:05:46
thank you all
Maggie Soliz
03:05:53
Thank You all!
Jesse Felix
03:05:57
Thank you, great job.
Drew Hart
03:05:58
Great presentations...great awards...thank you!!
Mary Kozub
03:06:02
Thank You All!
Val Kehoe
03:06:05
Thank you all!!
Eric Hendrickson
03:06:07
Thanks
Robyn Flakne
03:06:10
Thanks so much to everyone!