October Meeting

Trees, People, & Places: Principles of Urban Forestry

Presented by Alex Sherman, City Forester,

Springfield Forestry Division

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 – 7 pm

Tolman Auditorium, Springfield Science Museum

The talk will provide an overview of Urban Forestry concepts and how the City of Springfield Forestry Division is planning and managing the City’s valuable tree resources.
Alexander Sherman is the City Forester of Springfield, Massachusetts. He is a Massachusetts- and ISA- certified arborist. He received a bachelor’s degree in Forestry, Forest Ecology from the University of New Hampshire, a master’s degree in Forest Resources from UMass Amherst, and a Geographic Information Systems professional certificate from Pennsylvania State University. Alex is also a past president of the Massachusetts Tree Wardens’ and Foresters’ Association.