Spring Partners Meeting

Every spring, the LA Urban Center brings together researchers, industry and private sector professionals, community-based leaders, as well as federal, state, and regional stakeholders, to identify priority research needs for Los Angeles, disseminate innovative and relevant research, and share best practices. To stay up to date on upcoming events and latest research from the LA Urban Center, sign up for our quarterly newsletter.

2022 Spring Partners Meeting

Communication: Reaching Different Audiences With Different Approaches

In 2022, the LA Urban Center hosted its annual Spring Partners Meeting focusing on the theme of Communication. Hear from professionals at the Angeles National Forest, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center, as well as our very own LA Urban Center 2021 – 2022 Science Fellows.

2021 Spring Partners Meeting

Building Bridges in Green Spaces Through Technology and Research

In 2021, the LA Urban Center Spring Partners Meeting showcased the latest research from the Urban Forest Equity Collective and our 2021 – 2022 Science Fellows.

2020 Spring Partners Meeting

City of Los Angeles’ Annual Tree Summit: Resiliency — Foresight is 2020

On May 22, 2020, Miranda Hutten from the LA Urban Center presented as a featured speaker for the City of Los Angeles’ Second Annual Tree Summit, and this event served as the LA Center’s Spring Partners Meeting, focusing on the theme of resiliency. Miranda was able to highlight the LA Urban Center’s initiatives, goals, and role in the Los Angeles region to an audience of over 200 Angelenos, practitioners, and regional stakeholders.

2019 Spring Partners Meeting

Assessing the Threats & Impacts of Invasive Shot Hole Borers

Check out the 2019 Science Fellows Presentations on this topic.

2018 Spring Partners Meeting

Pests, Fire, & Climate Change: Understanding & Managing Risks in Community Forests

The LA Urban Center co-hosted this event with Street Tree Seminar, Inc. 65 regional stakeholders attended, and the event was held in the Bradley Tower of Los Angeles City Hall.

2017 Spring Partners Meeting

Resilience in Ecological & Social Systems

Check out the 2017 Science Fellows Presentations on this topic.

2016 Spring Partners Meeting

Green Infrastructure, Forest Health, and Environmental Justice

2015 Spring Partners Meeting

Community Science, Community Engagement, & Access to Nature