Academic Venture Fund - 2008

Urban Trees for Sustainable Cities

Trees along a city street

This workshop - the first step in the larger Cornell Community Forestry initiative - will bring together urban forestry and sustainability experts from Cornell and across New York State to define a research agenda and methodology for understanding the social and ecological outcomes of urban tree planting in New York City.

Investigators: Marianne Krasny, Shorna Allred, Nina Bassuk, Janis Dickinson, Stephan Schmidt, Richard Stedman, Keith Tidball, David Weinstein, Nancy Wells, Thomas Whitlow, K. Max Zhang, Gretchen Ferenz, John Nettleton