What you will learn

Gain contemporary skills and knowledge.

As our world faces unprecedented changes, how can the urban forest community contribute to building healthier neighbourhoods for everyone?

The Urban Forests Masterclass explores this question and demonstrates how practitioners from many disciplines can become stronger advocates for urban ecosystems to help create more resilient cities.

This course is ideal for professionals with a range of backgrounds, including urban greenspace, community advocacy, environmental health and policy management, interested in supporting urban forests.

Join us for conversations, lectures, and field trips to inspire positive thinking for urban greening opportunities.

Explore the human benefits provided by green spaces

Examine the human and societal benefits provided by access to green spaces in the urban environment, such as cooling, pollution reduction and cultural meaning.

Understand the intricacies of managing urban ecosystems

Deepen your understanding of the complexities involved in protecting, managing and restoring ecosystem function within urban areas.

Solve problems with an interdisciplinary approach

Climate change brings opportunities for increased interdisciplinary problem-solving and creative solutions to challenges, such as plantings in areas prone to bushfires. By working alongside practitioners from a range of fields, you'll explore the role you can play in enacting innovative, nature-based solutions to urban and suburban challenges.

Become a stronger advocate for urban greening

Understand how empowering communities to plant for the future brings us back to the roots of the urban forest movement in non-profit and community-based stewardship. Explore how you can advocate for urban forestry and greening within your own field and profession.


For individuals

To take Urban Forests Masterclass: the Australian School of Urban Forestry as a stand-alone course, you'll pay the normal price.

$1,900 AUD (inc GST)

Please contact Student Support to pay by invoice.


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