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Short Leash

Carnation Neighborhood Meeting

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Carnation Neighborhood Meeting

Time & Location

Mar 21, 6:30 PM

Short Leash, 4221 N 7th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85013, USA

About the event

AGENDA  Minutes

1. Love your Block Grant: Free Trees, Julie    45 MIN

a. Timeline

b. Volunteers Needed

i. Wednesday, March 23, 6:30 – 10:00 a.m. to unload & distribute trees

ii. Saturday, March 26, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon to move & plant trees

iii. Saturday, April 2, 8:00 am. – 12:00 noon to move & plant trees

c. Introductions:

i. Steve Espinoza, Carnation homeowner & landscaper

ii. Ray Yocopis, Neighborhood Services, Love Your Block Grant Manager

iii. Ashley Henderson, Neighborhood Services, Volunteer Services

d. Guest Speaker: LoriAnne Barnett Warren, Urban Forestry Specialist

e. Q & A

Crime Prevention

2. Upcoming Carnation Events, Ed    5 MIN

a. Carnation Instant Breakfast: Pancakes!

i. Saturday, April 9, 8:00 – 11:00 a.m.

b. Bike Ride for Bike Lane Safety & Advocacy

i. Saturday, May 7, 8:30 a.m.

ii. 100 bike lights & bells to be distributed

3. Love Your Block Grant: Message Boards, Eric  5 MIN

a. Location determinations

b. Estimated installation date

4. Gathering Resident/Homeowner Input, Cliff 5 MIN

a. Development

b. Community events

c. Community concerns

d. Communications with residents/homeowners/businesses

Lori Anne Barnett Warren

LoriAnne Barnett Warren is the Urban Forestry Specialist for the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management [dffm.az.gov], educating communities about the value of urban trees and how to care for them.

LoriAnne previously served for 10 years as the Director of the USA National Phenology Network [usanpn.org]'s education program, focused on engaging a variety of formal and non-formal audiences in phenology and the Nature's Notebook Citizen Science program.

She has worked in a number of educational settings over the last two and a half decades, teaching both youth and adults the importance of place and connections to the natural world. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Environmental Studies from Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania and a Master's in Environmental Science and Environmental Education from Prescott College in Arizona.

She also serves as the Executive Director of the Arizona Master Naturalist Association [azmasternaturalist.org], a volunteer leadership training program for natural and cultural history volunteers. LoriAnne is an advocate for equity and inclusion in EE, citizen science, education, and stewardship of the land. Her areas of expertise include program development and evaluation, strategic planning, and volunteer management.