Full Name
Georgia Silvera Seamans
Georgia Silvera Seamans is an urban and community forester. She directs Washington Square Park Eco Projects. Looking at trees in Washington Square Park led her to bird watching and to develop Explore, a mobile bird education program, with Street Lab. Georgia is a freelance writer and has bylines with Audubon.com, Audubon Magazine, and UrbanOmnibus.net. Her urban forestry and ecology research has been published in Urban Forestry & Urban Greening and Journal of Arboriculture. She blogs about urban nature at LocalEcologist.org. She holds a BA from Wesleyan University, a M.E.M from from the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, and a PhD in Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning from UC Berkeley .
I Participate Because
My first project with ioby was WSP Ecology now Washington Square Park Eco Projects. I chose ioby because of its strong focus on environment and community.