Research Working Group (RWG)

Building on the National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council (NUCFAC)’s 2016- 2026 Ten-Year Urban Forestry Action Plan, SUFC will facilitate communication on urban forestry research and technology that is relevant to its members’ priorities by:

  • Increasing member communication between researchers and practitioners for better science-based decision-making,
  • Fostering research collaboration opportunities amongst members and other stakeholders, and
  • Leveraging interests in science to inform urban research programs.

SUFC Research Funding Rationale

$50 Million Needed for Research in Urban and Community Forestry

RWG Co-Chairs

  • Ian Leahy, American Forests
  • Scott Maco, Davey Tree Expert Company