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November 1, 2017
4:00-6:00PM

The Urban Forest in America's Cities: Connecting People and Nature

Featuring Author Jill Jonnes

CSU Levin College of Urban Affairs

Levin College Forum

The Urban Forest in America's Cities: Connecting People and Nature Featuring Author Jill Jonnes

Wednesday, November 1, 2017
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Roberta Steinbacher Atrium
1717 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44115

Jill Jonnes is the author of several books on the history and dynamics of cities: Eiffel’s Tower, Conquering Gotham, Empires of Light, and South Bronx Rising. She attended Barnard College and the Columbia Journalism School and worked as a journalist writing stories for the New York Times and other publications.

As a staff member to the 2010 National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, she authored the first chapter of the report to the president--Deep Water: The Gulf Oil Disaster and the Future of Offshore Drilling. Ms. Jonnes studied trees as green infrastructure at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C. and has been a National Endowment for the Humanities scholar. She is founder of the Baltimore Tree Trust and a Maryland Master Naturalist.

Free; registration required

AICP CM credits are pending


2017-11-01 16:00:00 2017-11-01 18:00:00 America/Detroit The Urban Forest in America's Cities: Connecting People and Nature Levin College Forum The Urban Forest in America's Cities: Connecting People and Nature Featuring Author Jill Jonnes Wednesday, November 1, 2017 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Roberta Steinbacher Atrium 1717 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44115 Jill Jonnes is the author of several books on the history and dynamics of cities: Eiffel’s Tower, Conquering Gotham, Empires of Light, and South Bronx Rising. She attended Barnard College and the Columbia Journalism School and worked as a journalist writing stories for the New York Times and other publications. As a staff member to the 2010 National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, she authored the first chapter of the report to the president--Deep Water: The Gulf Oil Disaster and the Future of Offshore Drilling. Ms. Jonnes studied trees as green infrastructure at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C. and has been a National Endowment for the Humanities scholar. She is founder of the Baltimore Tree Trust and a Maryland Master Naturalist. Free; registration required AICP CM credits are pending CSU Levin College of Urban Affairs