SMA Liaison Brian Jorgenson SMA Idaho Liaison

Brian Jorgenson

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State Coordinators: 

Michael S. Beaudoin-Urban and Community Forestry Program Manager
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Headline News:

Urban Wood Utilization Collaboration with TV Canopy and 208 Urban Timber
110 Year old "John Muir" Sequoia moved in Boise
Idaho Power and Treasure Valley Canopy Network's Shade Tree Partnership

People You Should Know: (Who's who in your State)

Ken Knoch, Chair of the Idaho Lands Resources Coordinating Council
Gerry Bates, Southern Idaho Community Forestry Assistant
Stephen Drinkard, Northern Idaho Community Forestry Assistant
Lance Davisson, Facilitator-Treasure Valley Canopy Network
Brian Jorgenson, City Forester - City of Boise

Coming Events in State:

Idaho Horticulture Expo, January 17-19, 2018, Boise.
Turf, Tree and Landscape Conference, February 20, 2018, Post Falls.
Tree City USA Application Deadline: December 15, 2017.
State of Idaho Arbor Day: April 17, 2018
City of Boise Arbor Day: April 13, 2018 @ Horizon Elementary Boise Tree & Landscape Classes (begin February 7th )

Links of Interest:

Treasure Valley Canopy Network

City of Boise

Idaho Nursery and Landscape Association

Brian graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in Forest Resources in 1994. The same year, he moved to Boise and began working for the Community Forestry office of the Boise Parks & Recreation Department. He has now worked there for 22 years, becoming the City Forester in 2007. Brian is a member of the International Society of Arboriculture and is a Certified Arborist and Municipal Arborist. He has a Tree Risk Assessment Qualification and a 2013 graduate of the Municipal Forestry Institute.