Short Sessions: Barking up the Right Tree

APA Ohio Cleveland Section


Friday, November 2, 2018
2:45 p.m. - 4 p.m. EDT

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What different elements go into proper tree species selection for urban environments, including green and gray infrastructure interactions and utility corridors above- and below-ground? With careful planning and site condition considerations, urban planners can ensure the long-term health of a tree and maximize the ecological benefits. Next we’ll explore how planners can capitalize on America’s growing love of their pets. In Pecha Kucha-style, we’ll learn about the roles our four-legged friends play in planning and best practices: placemaking and creatively integrating pets into public spaces, desirable pet amenities and market aptitude toward them, and using your community’s pet friendliness for economic development and marketing.


Jim Jenkins

Jim Jenkins is a Certified Arborist with a Municipal Arborist designation and is Tree Risk Assessment Qualified through the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA). As a Senior Project Manager, Mr. Jenkins specializes in the management of tree inventory data collection projects for municipalities, parks, and development sites. He is experienced ... Read More

Aaron Domini

Aaron Domini is a Principal at OHM Advisors and has extensive experience in citizen driven and market-based planning, design guidelines, and zoning code regulations. Aaron believes successful plans must be rooted in community values and aspirations, balanced with market realities, and easily understood and implemented. Aaron also serves an Adjunct ... Read More

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