May 31, 2024

"Beyond the Golden Shovel: Recommendations for Successful Urban Tree Planting Initiatives"

Collaborative research led by UMass Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning Theodore Eisenman outlines five essential themes to promote equitable and sustainable urban tree planting initiatives. This set of recommendations for successful TPIs builds upon previous research that Eisenman has led, including a nationwide survey of TPI leaders as well as local research undertaken with students in LARP, described in the attached video. The new study by Eisenman and the team was recently published in the Journal of American Planning Association.

Read more in this press release.