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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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.