S5E6 — Where Have All the Young Urban Foresters Gone? – And How To Get Them Back with Leslie Berckes of Society of Municipal Arborists

May 10, 2023

I speak with Leslie Berckes on inspiring the next generation of urban foresters.

This week, I am joined by Leslie Berckes, Executive Director of the Society of Municipal Arborists (SMA), to discuss the skilled labor shortage in arboriculture and urban forestry, her experience igniting passion in young minds to participate in tree planting and tree care at Trees Forever, her groundbreaking vision to build a sustainable urban forestry workforce, and practical career tips for entering the field of tree care.

This podcast episode is brought to you by PlanIT Geo.

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