Leading in the Community of Practice

Members of the Consulting Group at SavATree

Members of the Consulting Group at SavATree

Made the following presentations:

  • Baltimore Urban Waters Project. Urban Ecology Collaborative meeting. EPA Manhattan offices. Jan 2012.
  • People + Trees in Cities: Introduction to the Consulting Group. SavATree 2012 Sales Conference. Stamford, CT. Feb 2012.
  • Managing Trees During Construction: Protecting Trees During Site Improvements. AutumnTree Seminar. Chicago Botanic Garden. Feb 2012.
  • The Role of Tree Protection and Management in Achieving Urban Tree Canopy Goals. Urban Ecology Collaborative webinar hosted by Urban Natural Resources Institute. April 2012.
  • Avoid Injuries Caused by Trees - Basic Monitoring for Risk Factors. 2012 Green Industry Professional Field Day and Trade Show. American University. Washington, DC. July 2012.
  • Urban Waters Federal Partners Day, 2012 National Training Conference. Success Stories: Baltimore. EPA HQ, Washington, DC. Oct 2012.
  • Managing Trees During Construction. Professional Engineers Society of Union Co, NJ. October 2012.
  • Urban Tree Canopy Goals: carpet bombing with trees? The roles of management and protection in realizing urban tree canopy goals. New Jersey Shade Tree Federation Annual Conference. Cherry Hill, NJ. Oct 2012.
  • Managing Trees During Construction. Washington, DC Build Expo. Arlington, VA. Oct 2012.
  • Tree Inventory: Leveraging New Technologies for Tree Inventory and Management. SavATree webinar. Nov 2012.
  • Can you Google Your Trees? Partners in Community Forestry National Conference. Sacramento, CA. Nov 2012.
  • Measuring Success: Tree Inventory, Tree Report Card. TreeBaltimore Working Group Second Annual Meeting. Vollmer Center, Cylburn Arboretum, Baltimore. Nov 2012.
  • Urban Waters Federal Partnership: Baltimore. Urban Ecology Collaborative webinar. Nov 2012.

Authored the following articles:

  • Galvin, M.F. 2008. The Urban Ecology Collaborative: a decade of learning on a community of interest. City Trees.
    May/June 2012.
  • Galvin, M.F. 2008. Is print sacred? The brave new world of digital platforms for content creators. The Arboricultural Consultant. Issue 3, 2012.
  • Galvin, M.F. 2008. ANSI Part 6: The First Industry Consensus Standard for Tree Planting. Tree Care Industry. July 2012.

Were featured in the following articles:

  • Mike Galvin: A Profile in Professionalism. Arborist News. October 2012.
  • Codified: the $10 Hole. Landscape Architecture Magazine. November 2012.

Reviewed the following manuscripts:

  • Best Management Practices Series (BMP) - Tree Inventories, International Society of Arboriculture

Served on the following committees:

  • Program Chair, Annual Meeting, Mid-Atlantic Chapter, International Society of Arboriculture
  • Editorial Review Committee, City Trees magazine, Society of Municipal Arborists
  • Editorial Review Group, The Arboricultural Consultant magazine, American Society of Consulting Arborists
  • Board Member, American Society of Consulting Arborists

SavATree offers a full range of tree, shrub and lawn services to the following locations:

Connecticut - Fairfield, Hartford, Litchfield, Middlesex, New Haven, New London, Tolland, Windham; Illinois - Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry County, Will; Maryland - Montgomery, Prince George's; New Hampshire - Rockingham; Massachusetts - Barnstable, Bristol, Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, Rockingham, Suffolk, Worcester; Minnesota - St. Paul, White Bear Lake, Stillwater, Woodbury, Mendota Heights, Sunfish Lake, Twin Cities; New Jersey - Bergen, Burlington, Essex, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union; New York - Bronx, Brooklyn, Columbia, Dutchess, Manhattan, Nassau, New York, Orange, Putnam, Queens, Rockland, Suffolk, Ulster, Westchester; Pennsylvania - Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Hampshire, Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton, Philadelphia, York; Virginia - Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William; Washington, D.C.; Wisconsin - St. Croix.