The Urban Wood Network’s Webinar Series

Upcoming Webinars

The Urban Wood Network kicks off its 2020 webinar series on March 11th with The Urban Wood Network: Future Visioning.”  The Urban Wood Network invites municipalities, arborists, sawyers, woodworkers, advocates and all others interested in advancing the urban wood movement to participate in one or all of these 75-minute webinars.  Join us on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 10 am Pacific, 11 am Mountain, 12 PM Central, 1 pm Eastern.

The Urban Wood Network: Future Visioning – March 11, 2020

Urban Lumber Standards – April 8, 2020

Urban Lumber Business – May 13, 2020

What to do with the rest of the Tree(s) – June 10, 2020

Forming a State Organization: Nebraska Urban Wood – July 8, 2020

“Urban Wood Toolkit” Webinar Series

The Urban Wood Toolkit is a planning guide that walks users through the process of building an urban wood use plan.  The Urban Wood Network presents these webinars to dive into the Urban Wood Toolkit. Presenters share their experiences in developing and expanding wood utilization efforts in their communities.

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

Webinar #2: From Leaders to Neighbors – Gaining Support for Urban Wood


“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.

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.