2020 Annual Meeting
Join us in Arlington March 4th!
The trees, vegetation, and green spaces that make up America’s urban forests are essential contributors to virtually every measure of public well-being.
From improving air and water quality, to advancing human health and safety, to promoting economic development and social equity, SUFC’s mission is to convene and mobilize our diverse member network to foster thriving communities through healthy urban and community forests.
In this issue: SUFC's 15th Annual Meeting, Request for Proposals for the Annual Meeting, SUFC events at Partners in Community Forestry Conference, and the SUFC Steering Committee Strategic Planning Session
Info Alert! Congress passed the FY20 spending bill, including a number of exciting wins for SUFC priorities.
Call for Collaboration: Request for Proposals | Following three successful years of the SUFC Networking Initiative, we are pleased to present the 2020 Request for Proposals to feature your innovation at the upcoming 15th Annual Meeting on Wednesday, March 4, 2020.
In this Issue: op-ed on how America's forests can help fight climate change, Cleveland commits to $10 million to restore tree canopy, and New York City is declared free of Asian longhorned beetles
In this issue: Green Infrastructure Center releases book on mapping and planning for large landscapes, Senators introduce Climate Stewardship Act, and CNN highlights Forest Service's study on annual tree loss.
In this Issue: Conferences, national news, webinars, research, and grant opportunities
In this issue: Forest Service takes on wildland fires, Forest Service Chief visits Tongass National Forest, the Forest Service and Utah implement the state's Shared Stewardship agreement, and USDA releases proposed amendments to greater sage grouse land management plans, among other things.
In this issue: Janette Davis leaves the Cooperative Forestry Program, the Forest Service releases a list of researchers working in the field of U&CF, Dana Karcher becomes the new Policy Working Group co-chair, and a new climate change study is published.