Exploring Community Engagement with OpenTreeMap Webinar

June 12, 2012
1:00-2:00pm EDT

OpenTreeMap is an open source software project for collaborative, geography-enabled urban tree inventory OpenTreeMap provides many opportunities for engaging the public around tree care initiatives.

Phil Silva and Liz Barry from TreeKIT and Kelaine Vargas from Urban Ecos will discuss their experiences with community engagement projects in New York and San Francisco. Learn how OpenTreeMap and other technologies are being used in Philadelphia, San Francisco, New York, and other cities to build community around the urban forest. Discover how you can adapt some of these techniques for use in your own community!

During this webinar, you will learn:
* Suggestions for encouraging public involvement in tree Inventory activites
* How community members can use Open Tree Map to contribute tree data
* The accuracy of citizen generated data
* Options for tracking tree stewardship activities via Open tree data

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Exploring Community Engagement with OpenTreeMap Webinar