Educational Webinar Recording: Improving Your Planting Program Through Tree Health Monitoring

Pictures of people with trees and words that read Educational Webinar Improving Your Planting Program Thorugh Tree Health Monitoring with Guest Speaker Doug Wildman

This California ReLeaf educational webinar was recorded on January 26, 2023. This webinar was designed to assist tree organizations in understanding how tree health monitoring and data collecting can help with tree species selection and avoid mistakes that can lead to repeated tree loss. If interested, you can download the slideshow Doug Wildman presented as a resource for developing your tree health data collection plan. You are also welcome to use our Excel Data Collection Spreadsheet Template, which can be customized and used to populate the Tree Health Monitoring Tracking Sheet Template using Microsoft Word’s “Mail Merge” function.

About Our Guest Speaker Doug Wildman 

Graduating from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a degree in Landscape Architecture, Doug holds a Landscape Architecture license, an ISA Arborist Certification, and the Urban Forester Certification. He is also a Bay-Friendly Qualified Landscape Design Professional. Doug has served on the executive board of the California Urban Forest Council including as President. He Co-Chaired the combined ReLeaf/CaUFC annual conference and Co-Chaired the Urban Wood Utilization Conference. Doug is currently serving on the board of the Western Chapter International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) as past president. Doug worked for 20 years with a non-profit tree planting organization in San Francisco on programs to improve San Francisco’s urban forest and to help bond neighborhoods through community-based urban forestry. Currently, Doug works as a consulting arborist and landscape architect in the SF Bay Area. Doug utilizes his environmental & arboricultural background in his designs, which range from large-scale residential to commercial office parks and from community-based design to single-client collaboration. Doug can be contacted via email at Doug.a.Wildman[at]