Must attend full day to receive 7 hours of ISA CEUs. Dive into the strategic utilization of tree inventories to inform data-driven decision-making in urban forestry management. Attendees will gain insights into the benefits of tree inventories, methods for data collection and analysis, and how to leverage inventory data to enhance urban forest management practices.
Key Objectives:
Understanding the Value of Tree Inventories: Participants will grasp the importance of tree inventories in urban forestry management, including their role in assessing tree health, diversity, and distribution, as well as informing strategic planning and decision-making processes.
Data Collection Techniques: The presentation will cover various methods for collecting tree inventory data, ranging from manual field surveys to advanced technologies such as GIS mapping, aerial imagery, and mobile applications. Attendees will learn how to select the most appropriate data collection methods based on project goals, resources, and scale.
Data Analysis and Interpretation: Emphasis will be placed on data analysis techniques for interpreting tree inventory data effectively. Participants will learn how to analyze inventory data to identify trends, assess tree health and condition, prioritize management actions, and allocate resources efficiently.
Utilizing Inventory Data for Decision Making: The session will explore how to leverage tree inventory data to inform data-driven decision-making processes in urban forestry management. Attendees will learn how to use inventory data to develop management plans, prioritize tree maintenance and planting initiatives, and track progress over time.
Case Studies and Success Stories: Through case studies and success stories, attendees will gain practical insights into real-world applications of data-driven decision-making with tree inventories. Examples will showcase how organizations and municipalities have successfully utilized inventory data to improve urban forest management practices.
Key Takeaways:
• Enhanced understanding of the value of tree inventories in urban forestry management and decision-making.
• Knowledge of data collection techniques and analysis methods for interpreting tree inventory data effectively.
• Insights into leveraging inventory data to inform strategic planning, prioritize management actions, and allocate resources efficiently.
• Practical guidance for incorporating data-driven decision-making processes into urban forest management practices.
• Inspiration and resources for implementing data-driven approaches to enhance urban forest health, resilience, and sustainability.
By attending this presentation, participants will gain valuable insights and practical knowledge to enhance their ability to utilize tree inventories for data-driven decision-making in urban forestry management, contributing to the health, resilience, and sustainability of urban forests.