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Urban Forest Equity Plan

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The City of Holyoke is working in partnership with Davey Resource Group, Community Circle, and Fair Forests Consulting to create a comprehensive strategy for protecting and expanding our city's trees. The Urban Forest Equity planning process will include a public tree inventory to learn more about our existing urban canopy, and a series of public forums and other activities to better understand community priorities for Holyoke's trees.

Community Forums: Calendar of Events

Zoom Access Instructions (click to download)

Online Community Survey

ENGLISH VERSION: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/UrbanForestEquity

SPANISH VERSION: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ElPlanForestal

February

Topic: Holyoke Urban Forest Equity Plan Tech Rehearsal

Purpose: To provide an opportunity for those who would like to become more familiar with using the virtual meeting platform

Date and Time: Feb 22, 2021 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

 

Topic: Holyoke Urban Forest Equity Plan Forum A (Bilingual)

Purpose: Identify common values & discuss tree benefits.

Date and Time: Feb 24, 2021 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

 

Topic: Holyoke Urban Forest Equity Plan Forum A (en Español)

Purpose: Identify common values & discuss tree benefits.

Date and Time: Feb 25, 2021 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83328766763?pwd=VkNpZE5oQmpFUEI1eUtlZXBFSUx0dz09

Meeting ID: 833 2876 6763

Passcode: 474572

Phone Access Instructions: Dial +1 301-715-8592, Enter the Meeting ID followed by #: 833 2876 6763, then enter passcode: 474572

 

March

Topic: Holyoke Urban Forest Equity Plan Forum B (Bilingual)

Purpose:Share tree inventory, findings from first forum & survey & identify priorities.

Date and Time: March 22, 2021 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting (Details TBD)

 

Topic: Holyoke Urban Forest Equity Plan Forum B (en Español)

Purpose: Share tree inventory, findings from first forum & survey & identify priorities.

Date and Time: March 24, 2021 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting (Details TBD)

 

April

Topic: Feedback on Draft Key Recommendations (Bilingual)

Purpose: To present a draft of key recommendations for feedback (format to be determined).

Date and Time: (Details TBD)

Join Zoom Meeting (Details TBD)

 

 

This project is made possible by a Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Action Grant from the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs.

Continue to check back on this page for updates about how you can get involved in the process. For further information, please contact one of the following City Staff members or project partners below.

Yoni Glogower, Director of Conservation and Sustainability: glogowery@holyoke.org

Cynthia Espinosa, Senior Project Manager, OPED: espinosac@holyoke.org

Mike McManus, DPW Superintendent: mcmanusm@holyoke.org

 

Project Partners

Davey Resource Group | Tree & Ecological Services

Davey Resource Group

Contact: Kerry Gray kerry.gray@davey.com

 

Fair Forests

Fair Forests Consulting

Contact: Dr. Christine Carmichael fairforests@gmail.com

 

 

Community Circle

Community Circle

Contact: Daphne Politis daphne@community-circle.com

 

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