Source List of Persons Knowledgeable in Urban Forestry

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					                     MI Source List of Persons Knowledgeable in
                           Urban & Community Forestry
                                 (rev. 10 July 2007)

The following is a listing of individuals who have training and/or expertise in one or many
aspects of Urban and Community Forestry. Michigan State University presents this list with no
intended endorsement of particular individuals, their qualifications, or services rendered. We
welcome the addition of individuals or organizations wishing to be included on this list. Please
contact Kevin Sayers (517/241-4632 ) for more information.

   Conservation Districts:                          Michigan Dept of Natural Resources:

   Andy Henriksen                                   Ms. Kerry Gray
   Washtenaw, Wayne, Monroe, Lenawee                Emerald Ash Borer Restoration Coord.
   Conservation Districts                           PO Box 30452
   7203 Jackson Rd.                                 Phone: 517/241-4632
   Ann Arbor, MI 48103                              Fax: 517/373-2443
   Phone: 734.761.6721 x 5                          Email:
   Fax: 734.662.1686                                (Emerald Ash Borer, invasive species,
   Email:             Project Learning Tree, grants and tech.
   (Landscape Plant Management and                  assist. programs)
   problem analysis)
                                                    Kevin Sayers
   Rick Myrick                                      Urban & Comm. Forestry Prog. Coord.
   Alcona/ Iosco Conservation District              P.O. Box 30452
   320 State Street                                 Lansing, MI 48909
   Harrisville, MI 48740                            Phone: 517/241-4632
   Phone: 989.724.5272                              Fax: 517/373-2443
   Fax: 989.724.6953                                Email:
   Email:                      Website:
   (Landscape Plant Management and                  (Grants and tech. assist. programs, Tree
   problem analysis)                                City USA, Arbor Day, Visiting Urban
                                                    Forester program, disease/insect issues)

                                                    Ada Takacs
                                                    Volunteer Programs Coordinator
                                                    8717 N. Roscommon Rd.
                                                    Roscommon, MI 48653
                                                    Phone: 989/275-5151 x 2049
                                                    Fax: 989/275.5167
                                                    (Volunteer programs and training, state
                                                    campground hosts, Adopt-A-Forest,
                                                    Project Learning Tree)

Michigan State University:

Dr. Gerard Adams                               Dr. Deborah McCullough
Department of Plant Biology                    Department of Entomology
East Lansing, MI 48824                         East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: 517/355-0202                            Phone: 517/355-7445
Fax: 517/353-1926                              Fax: 517/353-4354
Email:                          Email:
(Diseases of Woody Ornamentals,                (General forest insect issues, gypsy
Landscape Trees & Shrubs, Nursery              moth, emerald ash borer, Christmas tree
Seedlings & Transplants)                       insects, biodiversity)

Dr. Bert Cregg                                 Dr. Maureen McDonough
Department of Horticulture                     Department of Forestry
East Lansing, MI 48824                         East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: 517/353-9226                            Phone: 517/336-2293
Fax: 517/353-0890                              Fax: 517/432-1143
Email:                           Email:
(Nursery management)                           (Social forestry and urban forestry
                                               issues, Community outreach)
Dr. Tom Fernandez
Department of Horticulture                     Dr. Robert Schutzki
East Lansing, MI 48824                         Department of Horticulture
Phone: 517/ 355-5191, ext 336                  East Lansing, MI 48824
Fax: 517/353-0890                              Phone: 517/355-5191 x 337
Email:                        Fax: 517/353-0890
(Container grown plants, common                Email:
nursery and landscape cultural problems)       (Plant selection, Landscape horticulture,
                                               Landscape design/construction,
Dr. James Kielbaso (retired)                   ornamental plant m
Department of Forestry
East Lansing, MI 48824                         Dr. David Smitley
Phone: 517/355-7533                            Department of Entomology
Fax: 517/432-1143                              East Lansing, MI 48824
Email:                         Phone: 517/355-3385
(Forest Vegetation, Urban Forestry,            Fax: 517/353/4354
Arboriculture)                                 Email:
                                               (Nursery, Landscape and greenhouse
                                               pest management, Biological insect

(Michigan State University, cont’d)          MSU Extension:
Paul Swartz
Landscape Service Coordinator /              Dave Roberts
Campus Arborist                              Southeast Region Horticultural Agent
Campus Park and Planning /Grounds            28115 Meadwobrook Rd.
Maintenance                                  Novi, MI 48377
East Lansing, MI 48824                       Phone: 248/347-0269 Ext. 231
Phone: 517/355-3385                          Fax: 248/380-9193
Fax: 517/353-4631                            Email:
Email:                (Nursery, Landscape Pathology and
(Landscape and campus tree and woody         Diagnostics)
plant maintenance)
                                             George Silva
Dr. Frank Telewski                           Horticultural Agent
Department of Plant Biology                  Eaton County Extension
East Lansing, MI 48824-1312 USA              551 Courthouse Drive
Phone: 517/355-9582 or 355-5076              Charlotte, MI 48813
Fax: 517/353-1926                            Phone: 517-543-2310 Fax: 517-543-
Email:                  8119
(Physiological stress on woody plants,       Email:
dendrochronology)                            (Consumer Horticulture)

                                             Mary Wilson
Michigan Technological University:           Horticulture Agent
                                             Genesee County Extension
Dr. Dave Karnosky                            G–4215 W. Pasadena Ave
School of Forestry & Wood Products           Flint, MI 48504
1400 Townsend Dr.                            Phone: 810/244–8531
Houghton, MI 49931                           Fax: 810/249-5366
Phone: 906/487-2898                          Email:
Fax: 906/487-2897                            (Consumer Horticulture and Woody
Email:                      Ornamentals)
(Urban forestry, arboriculture)

Dr. Andrew Storer                            Municipal Employees:
School of Forestry & Wood Products
1400 Townsend Dr.                            Paul Albert
Houghton, MI 49931                           Arborist
Phone: 906/487-3470                          City of Marquette
Fax: 906/487-2915                            300 W. Baraga Ave
Email:                        Marquette, MI 49855
(Forest insect ecology, Urban Forest         Phone: 906/228-0444
Health)                                      Fax: 906/228-0445
                                             (Municipal Forestry)

(municipal employees, cont’d)                 Nonprofit Organizations:
Bruce Austin
Park Superintendent - City of Rochester       Nancy Carpenter
400 6th St.                                   Michigan Forestry and Park Association
Rochester, MI 48307                           Executive Director
Phone: 248/651-9061                           271 Woodland Pass, Suite 200
Fax: 248/651-2624                             East Lansing, MI 48823
Email:             Phone: 517/333-4999
(Municipal Forestry)                          Fax: 517/337-4993
Paul Dykema                                   Website:
Forestry Manager – City of Lansing            (State chapter of International Society of
717 E. Shiawassee St.                         Arboriculture [ISA], Certified Arborist
Lansing, MI 48912                             training, Visiting Urban Forester, Tree
Phone: 517/483-4206                           Climbing championship, technical
Fax: 517/377-0047                             training and workshops)
(Municipal Forestry)                          Melinda Jones
                                              Executive Director - Global ReLeaf of
John Frasier                                  MI
City Forester – Traverse City                 1100 N. Main Suite 105
625 Woodmere Ave                              Phone: 1.800.642.7353
Traverse City, MI 49684                       Fax: 734.998.0163
Phone: 231/922-4910 x 113                     Email:
Fax: 231/941-7716                             Website:
Email:        (Statewide area of focus, tree planting,
(Municipal Forestry)                          volunteer involvement and training,
                                              technical assistance)
Chris Pargoff
City Forester - City of Livonia               Rebecca Salminen-Witt
33000 Civic Center Drive                      Executive Director - Greening of Detroit
Livonia, Michigan 48154                       1418 Michigan Ave
Phone: 734/466-2629                           Detroit, MI 48216
Fax: 734/466-2660                             Phone: 313.237.8733
Email:               Fax: 313.237.8737
(Municipal Forestry)                          Email:
                                              (Detroit area focus, volunteer
                                              involvement, tree planting, education,
                                              training, technical assistance)

Urban Forestry Consultants:

Robert A. Cool
Metropolitan Forestry Consultants, Inc.
P.O. Box 25024
Lansing, MI 48909
Phone: 517/349-0999
Fax: 517/349-4644
(Mid-MI, Expert witness, urban forestry
mgmt., golf course mgmt., hazard tree
evaluations, tree appraisals, woodlots)

Michael Graham
Graham Forestry Service Inc.
6729 Trotwood Street
Portage, MI 49024
Phone 269-207-4176
Fax 269-329-9984
(SW MI, Urban Forest Mgmt, advice,
appraisal, tree evaluation)

Bill Lawrence
Lawrence Arborcare
8300 W. Waters Rd.
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Phone: 734.913.8123
Fax: 734.913.8050
(SE MI, Urban Forest Management,
planning and technical advice)

Ms. Kelli Tuttle
Bluestem Forestry Consulting
49910 South Loop Rd.
Drummond, WI 54832
Phone: 715/739-6831
(Upper Peninsula, expert witness, urban
forestry mgmt., plant health care, hazard
tree evaluations, tree appraisals,
education and training, grant
applications, tree protection plans)


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