The Urban Wood Network’s Webinar Series

“Urban Wood Toolkit” Webinar Series

The Urban Wood Network presents a series of four webinars to dive into the Urban Wood Toolkit. The Urban Wood Toolkit is divided into six bulletins, and this first webinar will focus on Bulletin #1.

WEBINAR #1:  Start with a Plan – A Guide to Creating an Urban Wood Utilization Plan

Urban forests can be sustainably managed from ‘seed to sawdust’ by promoting value-added uses for wood generated through hazardous and routine tree removals. This webinar will guide Toolkit users on how to develop a wood use plan that is right for their community. Presenter Margaret Miller will discuss strategies that have been successfully employed to support the planning process in communities big and small.

Upcoming Urban Wood Toolkit Series Webinars:

Webinar #2: From Leaders to Neighbors – Gaining Support for Urban Wood – August 28th 1:00 PM EST

Webinar #3: Strategies and Wood Handling Approaches for Various Urban Wood Products – TBD

Webinar #4: The Key to Establishing Mutually Beneficial Wood Industry Partnership – TBD

“How to Do Urban Wood” Webinar Series

The Urban Wood Network presents the “How to do Urban Wood” webinar series, a series of webinars during which experts in the urban wood field will share how they’ve successfully utilized urban wood.  Urban wood enthusiasts from every link in the urban wood supply chain will gain a better understanding of how others in every link of the supply chain have successfully been involved in utilizing urban through their own ingenuity and through networking with others in the urban wood community.

The Urban Wood Network invites municipalities, arborists, sawyers, woodworkers and all others interested in helping advance the urban wood movement to participate in one or all of these 90-minute webinars.

Webinar #1: Urban Tree Removals – Reducing Costs and Promoting Utilization

Webinar #2: Urban Lumber – How to Produce and Market It

Webinar #3: Producing Urban Wood Products – What, How and Where

Webinar #4: Starting a State Urban Wood Network

The Urban Wood Network is made up of individual and organizational efforts in Illinois, Michigan, Missouri, and Wisconsin, working in cooperation to connect and enhance the full circle of sustainable urban forestry. The Urban Wood Network is funded in part by the USDA Forest Service.  This website was created as part of the grant project, Bringing Urban Forestry Full Circle: Localized Approaches for Capturing Value and Enhancing Public Benefits from Urban Forests, funded by the U.S. Forest Service. The Urban Wood Network provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.