A successful public involvement process is critical for urban forestry and municipal arboriculture programs. Community involvement is an integral component of good public policy and urban forestry financing initiatives. CFC has extensive experience in conducting, facilitating, and documenting community outreach programs. CFC staff operates from a model of early and consistent outreach as a means to explore and minimize potential obstacles. Additionally, staff provides a flexible approach to public involvement and recognizes the importance of community participation to facilitate project completion in a timely manner.
Staff has a proven record of facilitation, public process management, conflict resolution, survey design, and implementation. CFC can arrange, facilitate, and document stakeholder planning sessions, meetings, and responses to ensure community representation.