Urban Forest Strike Team Arrives at Virginia Beach for Mock Disaster Exercise

UFST Team Leaders and GIS support met with the Virginia Beach and Norfolk Municipal Arborists on Monday, September 9 to discuss priority areas around each city in which to assess trees for risk.  In Virginia Beach the priority areas are:

  •          Woodstock Park

    UFST Team Leaders (Jim McGlone, lower right and Alan Moore, center) and GIS support (Charles Bailey-GFC, left and Jason Braunstein-VDOF, right) meet with Paul Revell (VDOF, VA U&CF State Coordinator – upper left) and Susan French (Virginia Beach Municipal Arborists – center) 9 to discuss priority areas around the city to assess trees for risk.
    UFST Team Leaders (Jim McGlone, lower right and Alan Moore, center) and GIS support (Charles Bailey-GFC, left and Jason Braunstein-VDOF, right) meet with Paul Revell (VDOF, upper left) and Susan French (Virginia Beach Municipal Arborist – center)
  •          Lynnhaven Pkwy
  •          Munden Point Park        
  •          Laskin Rd
  •          General Booth Blvd
  •          City View Park
  •          Redwing Park
  •          Virginia Beach Blvd

Norfolk priority areas are:

  •          Lakewood Park
  •          Lafayette Park

Portsmouth priority areas:

  •          Olde town neighborhood
  •          Port Norfolk neighborhood
  •          City Park

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