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Designing for Exclusion: Trees and Capitalism

By Christine Carmichael In this episode, Lillie and I (Dr. Christine Carmichael) delved into how capitalism has shaped urban forests across the U.S. over time—including the ways capitalism has perpetuated exclusion of people and communities with historically limited political power from healthy and sustainable urban trees and green spaces.  We celebrated Portland, Oregon’s Urban Forest …

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Leadership in Urban and Community Forestry (ft. Cecil Konijnendijk van den Bosch)

By Lillie Sewell Episode 5: Leadership in Urban and Community Forestry (ft. Cecil Konijnendijk van den Bosch)  What an exciting episode of Shake the Tree podcast! Christine and I were hype to welcome our very first guest, Dr. Cecil Konijnendijk van den Bosch (for the non-native Swedish speakers; his name is pronounced Seh-sill ko-nine-en-dike van …

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COP26 : Love it or Leaf it

In our inaugural Love it or Leaf it episode, my colleague Sarah Lillie Sewell and I (Dr. Christine Carmichael) shared our opinions and takes on the latest Conference of Parties meeting (COP26) on climate change in held in Glasgow, Scotland.

Why Shake the Tree?

My esteemed colleague Dr. Christine Carmichael and I (Sarah Lillie Sewell) were positively elated to celebrate the inaugural episode of Shake the Tree Podcast! Hear us cover the essentials on urban trees, who cares for them, and how we’ve been shaped by our experiences with trees. Special thanks to our Season 1 sponsor #forestproud, a non-profit supporting forest climate solutions.