Community Tree Recovery After Natural Disasters

Posted by Chris Sabbarese on Mon, Mar, 30, 2015 @ 16:03 PM

ADF-4-7-2015-NaturalDisasterAndTreesThe poignant photo (right) serves to illustrate the sensitive relationship surrounding community tree recovery after a natural disaster. Human recovery takes priority, but the demand for replacement trees hits hard and fast. Find out how to set up tree distribution centers after a disaster, and what can be done ahead of time to give trees the best chance. Join Arbor Day Foundation to explore these important topics on #treechat. 

You're Invited to Tweet 

Welcome!  @CoronaTools invites everyone with an interest in trees to enter the hashtag #treechat on Twitter. Join #treechat partner Arbor Day Foundation, with Coe Roberts, electronic communication specialist, tweeting as @arborday. The live chat begins Tuesday, May 5, 2015 at 11 a.m. PST / 2 p.m. EST. This is the Twitter chat were we come together with industry experts and fellow tree tweeps each week to discuss all things related to trees and tree care, since 2010!

Key Takeaways  

Order of Community Recovery - After a natural disaster, it is imperative that immediate human needs are met first and foremost.

Timing is Key - Learn when it's the right time to begin the conversation about replacing lost trees after a natural disaster.

Show Your Support - What you can do to help set-up free tree distributions for communities affected by natural disasters.

Planning Ahead - Resources and tips to help communities prepare their trees before disasters strike and how to deal with them post-event.

You're Invited to Tweet  

Corona Tools Treechat

Join us for this information-rich topic live on Twitter! Just sign in, search for #treechat and tweet using the hashtag. You're tweets will appear in the live tweet stream and you will be part of the conversation.  Be sure to add the hashtag to all your tweets or join us in the treechat room on Tweetchat.  They will automatically add it for you and it's easy to watch the conversation as it happens!

If you do miss the live chat, you can still access the complete Storify transcript, available 24/7 following the live chat.  It includes include all the information and links shared during the discussion.

About Treechat

Connect and share with the green industry leaders live on Twitter and 24/7 to learn and share about hot topics in the green industry. Now treechat is part of the Green Industry Leaders Network (GILN) presented by Corona and its partners.  We are an alliance of professional organizations who are advancing the horticulture, tree care, and landscaping industries.


Topics: #treechat, Corona Tools, Arbor Day Foundation, Tree Recovery after a Natural Disaster

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