Diversity in urban forestry

This past week I had the opportunity to participate in the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies (PWIAS) International Round table workshop and pubic event called, “Do Rainbows Come in Green? Urban Forests and Multicultural Citizenship”. The three-day workshop was coordinated by Dr. Cecil Konijnendijk van den Bosch, and held in Vancouver at the University … More Diversity in urban forestry

Of travels, trees and tales: Everyone’s a storyteller

After an eventful month of travels through New York, Malmö, Copenhagen, Dublin, Toronto, and Montreal; I’ve been thinking a lot about people and about the associations that we make with urban places and the memories that resonate from various experiences. For some, it’s the architecture, for others it’s food, some like sculptures and monuments, some … More Of travels, trees and tales: Everyone’s a storyteller

Travels in Ireland

“Hello, welcome to Wild Rover Tours, my name is Jim and I’ll be your tour guide for the day.” If you do not hear these words… you’re on the wrong tour bus! Our time in Ireland can only be matched with the fun and jubilance that Jim Dempsey, our tour guide from Wild Rover Tours … More Travels in Ireland