Susie Peterson started her career in the environmental sector at Friends of Trees, where she spent six years organizing community tree planting events, leading volunteer training, managing their contract with the City of Portland, and leading the expansion of their Neighborhood Trees program into the City of Salem. In 2016 she joined Columbia Land Trust as the Backyard Habitat co-manager. She has worked with her teammates to grow the BHCP team, grow the program into new cities and counties, foster relationships with culturally specific community organizations, and implement diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. She's a certified arborist and enthusiastic program participant since 2010.
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- D17: Starting and Sustaining an Inclusive Backyard Habitat Program
September 09, 2023
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM