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Andy Lipkis

Andy Lipkis, a seminal figure in the “citizen urban forestry” movement, founded the groundbreaking organization Tree People in Los Angeles In 1973 as a teenager, and is still its President. An award-winning practical visionary who has dedicated his life to making cities safe, healthy and resilient while mitigating floods, drought, pollution, and climate change, has become a highly sought-after global consultant and leader in urban resilience.