Tamberly Conway Ph.D.
Urban Forestry Consultant and Representative
Tamberly Conway, Ph.D., Founder and CEO of Conservation Conexions, serves as a Certified Nature and Forest Therapy Guide, a Certified Forest Therapy Trail Consultant, Canopy Watch Board Co-Chair and a Dovetail Partners Associate. Tamberly served for 12 years with the USDA Forest Service, State and Private Forestry, Conservation Education Program, in Texas and Washington, D.C., where she focused upon diversity engagement, health and nature connections, forest /human health relationships, conservation education, environmental justice and community empowerment in conservation, primarily in urban forest settings. Tamberly has been deeply engaged in tree planting and tree care efforts among diverse communities, with highlights focusing upon urban food forests and environmental justice. During her tenure with the USFS, she worked to propel Forest Therapy within the agency and among diverse communities and implemented the first-ever bilingual Forest Therapy training in collaboration with a number of diverse partner organizations. She believes Forest Therapy in urban settings is a powerful tool to create relationships between people and the land, thereby supporting the health of human and forest communities through connection, education and action. Tamberly holds a B.S. in Wildlife Management and an MS and PhD in Forestry.
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