UR is committed to increasing awareness and knowledge of ecological, environmental, and human benefits of trees. Our staff provides seminars and workshops on topics ranging from environmental justice, to green jobs, and ecosystem research. Submit your request for a UR Staff Educator presentation for your school, organization, or business. A tax-deductible donation to support our programs is greatly appreciated.
Founder Kemba Shakur has become one of the most recognizable faces in the urban forestry movement. Garnering both local and national media attention, her tree-planting efforts have been featured in People magazine, on the NBC Nightly News, and she has received more than 40 awards and recognitions. A tax-deductible donation to support our programs is greatly appreciated.