Greenprint Summit 2017
Guild Theater


Join us on Thursday, January 26, 2017 to hear from local leaders and advocates who share our commitment to restoring nature to our neighborhoods!

The sixth annual summit will feature inspiring speakers showcasing research and projects that prove the many benefits of trees as well as case studies demonstrating successful community-led urban greening projects. For participants interested three CEUs will be offered to Certified Arborists and Treeworkers and APA CM is available for Planners.


(In order of appearance)

Congress Member Ami Bera 

 Mayor Darrell Steinberg, City of Sacramento 

Cheryl Dell, President and Publisher, The Sacramento Bee 

Kevin Jefferson, Director of Research, Urban Releaf 

Dr. Desiree Backman, Chief Prevention Officer, California Department of Health Care Services 

Allen Green, Fun Futurist, Caedz, LLC 

Katie Valenzuela Garcia, Principal, Valenzuela Garcia Consulting 

Steve Harriman, Public Works Operations and Maintenance Division Manager for the City of Ranch Cordova 

Fatima Malik, Community Engagement and Research Specialist at the Clinical and Translational Science Center/Center for Reducing Health Disparities, UC Davis Health System 

Eileen Pena, Principal, Samuel Kennedy Elementary School

Vickie Blocker, Certified California Naturalist, Elmhurst Neighborhood Association Board Member 

Tim Vendlinski, Manager, Bay Delta Program 

Dan Flanagan, Executive Director, Friends of the Urban Forest 

Dr. Greg McPherson, Research Forester, US Forest Service


ACT I The Urban Forest Yet-To Come

ACT II The Urban Forest Past

ACT III The Urban Forest Present

ACT IV The Family Tree

ACT V Neighborhood Roots

ACT VI The Urban Forest Yet-To-Come Take 2 

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