Urban Forestry and Urban Greening - what does it mean?

What does Urban Forestry and Urban Greening mean in our daily lives?

The future of planning and maintaining urban green spaces

Urban Forestry and social integration


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Examples of work

Examples of my professional work in Sydney, Melbourne (Australia), Constance and Nuremberg (Germany), and Oslo (Norway)

  • Project leader 'Marrickville Council Street Tree Master Plan', tree inventory and tree hazard assessments, (also for the city of Constance, Germany)

  • Consultant for 'North Sydney Public Domain Concept Plan', strategic planning concepts for urban green space in North Sydney, as well as consultant for local development and environmentanl planning for Marrickville and North Sydney Council, Sydney, Australia.

  • Consultant for Open Space planning strategies in Sydney, Melbourne, and Oslo

  • Inforcement of environmental planning policies, such as 'Tree Preservation Order' , 'Local Environment Plan', 'State Environmental Planning Policy' (different municipalities in and around Sydney)

  • Tree Hazard Assessments and Tree Safety Reports for different councils in Sydney, Melbourne, and Oslo, as well as tree reports for private tree owners
  • Landscape assessments and assessment of new planting strategies for urban development

  • Assessment of insurance issues in relation to tree damages for Marrickville Council, Sydney, Australia

  • Management of public green spaces, especially tree populations in regards to public safety and tree health for different councils in Sydney, Melbourne, Oslo

  • Public relations (communication with - and mediation of various stakeholders through conflicts about public green space (personal consultation) in Sydney, Melbourne, and Oslo
  • Translations in Urban Forestry and Arboriculture (e.g. for the International Forum in Urban Forestry & Urban Greening, Gelsenkirchen, Germany 2006, Internetpage ‚Urbane Forstwirtschaft’ Ministry of the Enviro Düsseldorf, International Society of Arboriculture, German Chapter (Heidelberg), Nuernberger Baumpflege (Altdorf))

  • Organisation of seminars, workshops and public events in public green space management and maintenance issues

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