Specialization: Urban Forestry
Research Interests: Tree Ordinances, Tree Protection and Preservation on Construction Sites; Municipal Management of Tree Debris, Economic Impact of Urban Tree Programs.
Teaching Responsibilities: Wildland recreation philosophy and policy. Air pollution effects on forests.
Extension Responsibilities: Technology transfer of urban forestry research results and pertinent information to users such as city foresters and horticulturists, urban consultants, extension agents, local tree board members and tree commissions. Development of training programs for tree commissions in the areas of leadership, management, planning and policy.