Urban Forestry Consulting

Serving small communities to entire counties and everything in between

PlanIT Geo™ provides personalized urban forestry consulting services to achieve short and long-term goals. Your plan will be developed using proven industry tools: Urban Forest Sustainability and Management Audit, SWOT Analysis, Stakeholder Engagement Exercise, Urban Forest Criteria, Performance Indicators, Measurements and Milestones, and Vibrant Cities Lab’s Community Assessment and Goal-Setting Tool.

 

Services include: Management and Master Plans | Data Collection and Analysis | Canopy Action Plans | Planting Plans and Designs | i-Tree Studies | Operational and Working Plans | Ordinance and Policy Review | Tree Pest & Disease Plans | Risk Tree Plans | Fact Sheets.

Personalized

Our team works to prepare plans by learning about your needs and desires for your community forestry program and the available tree resources, delivering you the most effective and useful plan to achieve maximum, long-term benefits.

 

Collaboration

As experienced facilitators, we will navigate the numerous objectives of internal and external stakeholders. Your plan will build the foundation for your team members to achieve goals and implement long term urban and community forestry management.

 

Partnership

We incorporate expectations that are mindful of limited resources and economic constraints, striving to create plans that will become working documents. As your long term partner, we can help with your adaptive management needs over time.

 

Our Approach

We meet you anywhere in your urban forestry journey

Long-term strategic planning can seem overwhelming and unattainable. Our team can help you from any starting point.

Connect with our Urban Forestry Consulting team now.

Proven Outcomes

Cities, campuses, and private entities put their data to use
  • Dedicated funding for maintenance and other urban forestry activities
  • Tree management goals and strategies incorporated into city comprehensive plan
  • Improved efficiency to tree maintenance program and risk tree management
  • Fewer public service requests
  • Increased stakeholder and public awareness, building value in urban forest benefits
  • Incited actions to collect street tree inventory data, obtain inventory and work management software, and conduct a comprehensive urban tree canopy analysis
  • Revitalized the City’s Tree Board as an advocacy group engaged in enhancing community tree stewardship
  • Integrated urban forestry with the City’s Sustainability Program’s outreach, education, and marketing approaches

A Few of Our Clients

PlanIT Geo™ has worked with clients across the world
Meridian, MS

Urban Forest Management Plan: tree inventory analysis, i-Tree Canopy study, applied “levels of service” concept

Management Plan
Highlands Garden Village, CO

Urban Forest Management Plan: tree inventory analysis, gap analysis, ordinance review, criteria/performance indicators, goals, and strategies

Management Plan
Memphis, TN

Canopy Action Plan: stakeholder workshop, canopy goals, priority planting areas, recommendations, and strategies

Canopy Action Plan
Iowa City, IA

Urban Forest Management Plan: tree inventory analysis, gap analysis, ordinance review, criteria/performance indicators, goals, and strategies

Management Plan

Let’s discuss your next community forestry project today.