New Bedford Planting Goal Progress:
Last Updated: January 19, 2023
Am I In The Zone?
Meet Your Local Foresters:
Education: B.S. Forest Resources Production and Management at Humboldt State University
Experience: 24 years in Forestry, ISA Certified Arborist
Interests: The great outdoors, wildlife, hiking, fishing, sailing and cross-country skiing
Favorite Tree & Reason: White Pine, also known as the King’s Pine. A majestic tree with species throughout regions of North America and Asia, renowned for its strength, a symbol of endurance.
Education: B.S. Parks, Recreation, and Eco-Tourism and Masters in Business and Administration
Experience: Formerly a National Park Ranger serving in Acadia National Park and the Ozark National Scenic Water Ways in Missouri. Worked seasonally for DCR for several years before taking this position in Brockton
Interests: Anything outdoors!
Favorite Tree & Reason: I would have to choose the Copper Beech (Fagus sylvatica). Besides having fond memories of spending countless hours climbing my neighbor’s Copper Beech, these trees are majestic when they reach a mature height. With a copper color leaf with hints of purple and green, the leaves are unique and complement any yard.