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Stormwise Team Honored with Outstanding Project Award

The UConn Stormwise project was recognized by the Connecticut Urban Forest Council with the “2016 Outstanding Urban Forestry Project Award” at the Connecticut Urban Forest Conference and Forest Forum, held October 26, 2016. The award honored Stormwise for making a significant contribution to increase the health and resiliency of roadside forests. Eric Hammerling, Executive Director of the Connecticut Forest and Park Association, presented the award and commended the Stormwise team for their innovative vegetation management efforts, where roadside forests and electric distribution systems interact.

Since 2006, the Connecticut Urban Forest Council has recognized exceptional urban forestry projects throughout the state for excellence in urban forestry. 



Bottom (from left) – Daniel Hale (UConn), Danielle Kloster (UConn), Dr. Anita Morzillo (UConn).

Standing (from left) – Dr. John Volin (UConn), Amanda Bunce (UConn), Ryan Pike (UConn), Taylor Quigley (UConn), Thomas Worthley (UConn), David Backhaus (UConn), Amanda Massa (Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station), Taylor Hastings (UConn), J.P. Barsky (Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station), Sean Redding (Eversource), and Dr. Jeffrey Ward (Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station).

Published: November 18, 2016

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