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. 

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June 2019 Note from the Chairs

With spring speeding right into summer, we hope you are enjoying some outdoor time, shaded by the urban and community forests near you. At SUFC, we’ve done some spring refreshing of our website, began making connections with the tech industry, and shared our priorities on Capitol Hill…

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Continuing Education Opportunities:

Webinars and Podcasts Deepening Environmental Learning for Student Teachers Thursday, May 16, 4:00-5:00 PM ET Dr. Hilary Inwood, Lead of Environmental & Sustainability Education (ESE) at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto Alysse Kennedy, Toronto District School Board’s EcoSchools Program Looking to integrate…

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SUFC Members in the News

Bartlett Tree Experts Donates $100,000 Worth of Tree and Shrub Care as Part of DC’s National Arboretum Day of Service On Saturday, March 30, 110 tree workers participated in a Day of Service at the 446-acre National Arboretum in Washington, D.C. The crews, from Bartlett Tree Experts, will perform a range…

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November 2018 News to Share

In this issue: SUFC Annual Meeting details; updates on the federal, state, and international levels; natural disaster news; conferences and events; job opportunities; and education resources.