School of Planning
Spring 2020 Lecture Series presents:
Urban Planning in Urban Forestry
Principal, Arborist & Urban Planner @ UrbanCanopy Works, LLC
February 4, 2020
12:30 pm in room 3410
Come learn about urban planning in urban forestry with UC MCP graduate Rachel Comte. Rachel will be talking about her work with Urban Canopy Works, developing urban forestry master plans for cities across the country. Hear about the challenges cities are facing, solutions they are exploring, and about the industry in general. Yes, environmental planning jobs really exist!
Rachel Comte is an arborist, urban planner, trained facilitator and communications expert. She is a leading authority on urban forestry master plans, and has developed plans for cities across the United States. Prior to her urban forest management experience, Rachel has served in diverse roles throughout her career. She has over 20 years’ combined experience in project management, strategic marketing, consulting, landscape design, green infrastructure, and planning and urban forestry and has worked in the private, public and not-for-profit sectors.