Tree Care Through Establishment and Beyond – How Tree Follow-up Saves Time and Reduces Loss with guest speaker Doug Wildman

This California ReLeaf educational webinar was designed to assist grantees in developing a post-planting tree care plan to ensure the health and survival of their trees. This educational webinar was held on October 5, 2022.

Doug Wildman – Speaker Biography
Graduating from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in 1987 with a degree in Landscape Architecture, Doug later earned his license as a Landscape Architect in California in 1990, arborist certification through the ISA in 2001, and his Urban Forester Certification through California Urban Forest Council (CaUFC) in 2007. In 2013 he became a Bay-Friendly Qualified Landscape Design Professional.

Doug served on the executive board of CaUFC from 2005-2013 and was President in 2008. Co-Chair of the CaUFC’s annual conference in 2007 and Co-Chair of the Urban Wood Utilization Conference also in San Francisco in 2011.

Doug is currently serving on the board of the Western Chapter, International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) as past president.

After twenty years of working with Friends of the Urban Forest (FUF) in San Francisco, planning, budgeting, coordinating, writing grants, and training staff for programs to improve San Francisco’s urban forest and to help bond neighborhoods through community-based urban forestry, Doug currently works as a consulting arborist and landscape architect in the SF Bay Area. Doug utilizes his environmental & arboricultural background in all his designs, benefitting from the wide variety of design experiences from large-scale residential to commercial office parks and from community-based design to single-client collaboration.