Earthwatch Urban Resiliency Program
We believe that a resilient urban environment comes by the right mix of scientific information and an engaged public contributing to policy and appropriate local action. The Earthwatch Urban Resiliency Program is a partnership between Earthwatch, scientists from UC Riverside, and community organizations to influence sustainable management of urban green space by:
- Accelerating our understanding of urban forests in the face of a changing environment
- Engaging the public in field research opportunities
- Moving data into action by promoting dialogue between scientists, managers and communities
Our goal is to sustain cooler, more natural and healthier environments by encouraging planting the right tree in the right place, increasing urban tree cover in key communities beyond 25%.