Professor Erica Kipp Awarded Grant From CT Urban Forest Council

Environmental Science Professor Erica Kipp has been awarded a CT Urban Forest Council grant. Part of the grant will support a paid summer internship program that will include training and educating college students in GIS, Tree Planting Programs, Citizen Stewardship, and the Importance of Monitoring Tree Health.

If you believe any of your students would be interested in this internship program, have them email Professor Kipp directly at

The Connecticut Urban Forest Council, Inc. is a statewide organization composed of representatives from Connecticut environmental organizations, state agencies, universities, research institutions, corporations, professional communities and citizen tree groups. Its purpose is to provide advice, assistance, education, information and support to urban and community forestry professionals, associated professionals, municipal, state and corporate leaders, and volunteers.