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  1. Tree Inventory Technician needed!


    Tree Inventory Technician

    PAY: $19 – $25 per hour or $39k – $60k per year.

    Full-time W2 employment (Inquire for Benefits Package)


    Nationwide – Must be able to travel for three to four weeks straight and stay in hotels/Airbnb’s.


    PlanIT Geo provides professional geospatial consulting services and web/mobile software solutions for Urban Forestry and green infrastructure planning, natural resource analysis, forest management, and related areas. We are seeking one candidate with diverse interests and experience/education in urban forestry, arboriculture, GIS, and technology. Candidates should be motivated, versatile, work well in the private industry under strict time restraints, be able to travel, and have excellent communication skills.


    • Collect individual tree x/y locations via mobile tools from aerial imagery while in the field.
    • Assess each tree for a wide variety of fields/attributes (e.g. Common Name, Scientific Name,
      DBH, Condition, Height, Crown Spread, Insect Issues, Diseases, Defects, Size of Defect, Probability of Failure, Target Frequency, Other Risk Fields, Site Type, Address, etc.).
    • Provide clients with training in tree inventory software and related data management in a
      variety of formats (Shapefile, Excel, Access, etc.).


    • ISA Certified Arborist – must have or be able to obtain within two weeks of hire date.
    • Pursuit of, or obtained BS/BA degree in forestry, natural resources, horticulture or related field.
    • Ability to ID a variety of North American tree species by common and botanical name (leaf-on and off seasons).
    • Ability to ID or quickly learn a variety of defects (biotic and abiotic) for different species of trees.
    • Familiarity of plant growth habits and landscape use of common urban tree species.
    • Experience in GIS desktop software (ESRI or Open Source; from coursework or other).
    • Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time while using a tablet device safely.
    • Flexibility in work hours to meet a quota of trees inventoried per day/week.
    • Ability to travel 2-4 weeks at a time, stay in hotels/airbnb’s as needed, and have a valid driver’s license.
    • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing to establish/maintain effective working relationships with staff, clients, and other industry professionals.


    PlanIT Geo™ provides enterprise GIS Software as a Service (SaaS) for urban trees, parks, tree care, and related green infrastructure asset management. We are a small company based outside of Denver with employees around the country and partners and customers worldwide. This position is an exciting period in our company’s growth, with plenty of opportunities to advance and grow along with us.

    At present we are only considering candidates legally authorized to work in the USA. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate against applicants or employees based on age, race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, disability, or any other non-merit factor.



    PlanIT Geo is looking to evaluate and add a tree inventory technician as soon as possible. If interested and qualified, please email a one-page resume and cover letter to:



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  2. PlanIt Geo is hiring a Senior Product Manager!


    PAY: $90k-$100K

    PlanIT Geo™ is looking for an experienced Product Manager to shape and drive the future of our SaaS application suite for urban forest management and arborists.

    LOCATION: Remote


    PlanIT Geo, Inc. (planitgeo.com) is a leading SaaS (Software as a Service) and Consulting Services company specializing in innovative solutions for urban forestry mapping and management. Our mission is to empower cities, municipalities, and organizations with cutting-edge technology to efficiently manage and improve the health and sustainability of urban forests. We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Product Manager who will report into the CTO and work closely with the CEO to implement a robust, customer-centric, data-informed product management function and drive the development of our Urban Forestry SaaS platform.


    PlanIT Geo’s Senior Product Manager will be the single point of accountability to shape, lead, and grow PlanIT Geo’s Product Management Operation, working directly with the CTO and CEO to define and implement product strategy and roadmaps in support of our company vision. The Senior Product Manager will collaborate with PlanIT Geo’s senior leadership team, and will inform and actively participate in both tactical and strategic decision-making processes across all areas of PlanIT Geo’s operations.


    • Proven Experience: At least five years of practical experience in product management, ideally with a minimum of one year in a leadership role, and preferably with experience in B2B SaaS. Industry certifications (e.g. Product School, Pragmatic Institute, CSPO etc) are a strong plus.
    • Urban Forestry Background: Previous experience in developing products for the GIS or urban forestry sector, or strong familiarity with urban planning, tree care, government ERP or asset management systems, or related environmental industries is highly desirable.
    • Strategic Thinker: Demonstrated ability to think strategically, analyze market trends, and formulate product strategies that lead to successful business outcomes.
    • Technical Aptitude: Possess a solid understanding of software development processes and the ability to effectively communicate with engineering teams to drive product development.
    • Customer-Centric: A passion for understanding customer needs and creating products that address their pain points and deliver exceptional value.
    • Communication: Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present complex ideas and strategies to both technical and non-technical audiences.
    • Analytical Skills: Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, using data to drive decision-making and prioritize initiatives.
    • Adaptability: Thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, and demonstrate flexibility in response to evolving business needs.



    • Translate Vision to Roadmap: Work with the CEO to operationalize the company vision by defining, validating and implementing product strategies; creating, validating and managing product roadmaps in support of those strategies; and identifying ways to align our products with our Consulting Services solutions. Analyze market trends, customer feedback, and competitive landscape to make data-informed decisions that drive product innovation and differentiation.
    • Product Development: Oversee the end-to-end product development lifecycle, from ideation to launch, ensuring successful execution and timely delivery of features and enhancements. Collaborate with cross-functional teams including engineering, design, marketing, and customer success to prioritize and manage product roadmap initiatives, and manage the scope and details of the product development backlog.
    • Urban Forestry Domain Expertise: Develop a deep understanding of the urban forestry domain, including the challenges faced by cities and organizations in managing urban forests and related geospatial data. Use this knowledge to shape the product’s functionality, addressing critical pain points and delivering value to customers.
    • Market Analysis: Conduct thorough market analysis to identify opportunities for expansion, new product offerings, and potential partnerships within the urban forestry industry. Stay updated with the latest industry trends and technological advancements to maintain a competitive edge.
    • Customer Insights: Proactively gather customer feedback through existing and new advisory boards and insights through interviews, surveys, and data analysis. Utilize customer feedback to inform the CEO and CTO of product improvements and to enhance the overall user experience.
    • Product Roadmap: Define and communicate the product roadmap to all stakeholders, ensuring alignment with business goals and customer needs. Continuously prioritize features and enhancements based on customer insights.
    • Product Launches and Marketing: Collaborate with the marketing team to plan and execute successful product launches. Ensure the development of effective marketing collateral and promotional materials to drive adoption and user engagement. This function will expand as product marketing evolves and grows.
    • Data-Driven Decision Making: Utilize analytics and data insights to make informed decisions about product performance, user behavior, and market opportunities. Implement key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure product success and monitor performance.



    Base salary commensurate with experience. Company 401(k) with employer match, comprehensive health, dental, and vision insurance, HSA, and paid time off offered. Laptop provided by PlanIT Geo as well as other reimbursable expenses. Flexible work hours, a supportive and inclusive work culture, and the opportunity to make a positive impact on the environment and urban communities.

    If you’re a strategic thinker with a passion for urban forestry and a proven track record in product management leadership, we encourage you to apply by emailing a cover letter and 2-page resume to senior_product_manager_position_2023@planitgeo.com. Join us in driving innovation and creating sustainable solutions for the future of urban forestry.



    PlanIT Geo is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusion and diversity. We take action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. At present we are only considering candidates resident in and legally authorized to work in the USA. Read our full policy here. Learn more about your EEO rights as an applicant here.



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    August 11, 2023

    Issues relating to Single Sign On, Offline tab issues, Photos, the Uploader tool, and Geolocation are now resolved.


    Bug with the Uploader and cross walking over Species names from the source data that do not match the ones in TreePlotter


    Bug with the Uploader and cross walking more than one value in the source data over to a single option in TreePlotter


    Bug with the Uploader while clicking on the arrow in the crosswalk and receiving an error message


    Bug with the Uploader while cross walking over values over to DO NOT MAP


    Bug with the Last Modified Date updating when a photo was changed or added.


    Bug with Offline tab ordering not being synced in the same order as TreePlotter online.


    Bug with the blue location dot being hidden by Nearmap or other customer basemaps.


    Bug with Single Sign On and IT updated users not appearing in TreePlotter.



    Urban Forestry Startup Grants

    JUNE 30, 2023 – OCTOBER 3, 2023

    Grants range from $1,000 to $5,000 and require a 50–50 match (total project cost range is $2,000 to $10,000).

    The project sponsor must initially fund 100% of project costs with cash, in-kind contributions and/or donations. Upon completion, the project sponsor requests reimbursement for 50% of eligible costs (501[c][3] nonprofit organizations may request an advance when a grant is awarded).

    Only one startup grant may be awarded to an applicant per year.

    Projects begin Jan. 1 and must be completed within one calendar year.

    Learn more here.


    Regular Urban Forestry Grants


    Grants range from $1,000 to $25,000 and require a 50–50 match (total project cost range is $2,000 to $50,000).

    The project sponsor must initially fund 100% of project costs with cash, in-kind contributions and/or donations. Upon completion, the project sponsor requests reimbursement for 50% of eligible costs (501[c][3] nonprofit organizations may request an advance when a grant is awarded).

    Projects begin Jan. 1 and must be completed within one calendar year.

    Learn more here



  5. City of Richmond, VA – Neighborhood Climate Resilience Grant Program


    The Office of Sustainability is now accepting applications for the Neighborhood Climate Resilience Grant Program which will support the work of non-profit organizations & partners in Richmond on the frontlines of climate change throughout the City of Richmond.


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  6. South Dakota Urban Forestry Grants FALL/YEAR ROUND

    Community Forestry Grant


    Through the Urban & Community Forestry Program, the division has provided financial assistance to our communities each year since 1991. A portion of the division’s annual allocation of Urban and Community Forestry Assistance funds from the US Forest Service is awarded to communities in the form of Challenge grants. These grants are used to fund community forestry projects that solve a specific community forestry problem or demonstrate the importance of trees in our communities. The community or service organization must match Challenge grants.


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  7. NJ Urban & Community Forestry Program (NJUCF)


    Pursuant to the New Jersey Shade Tree and Community Forestry Assistance Act, N.J.S.A.13:1L-17.4(c), one purpose of the New Jersey Forest Service Urban and Community Forestry program (NJUCF) is to provide grants to local governments and shade tree commissions to assist in the implementation of an approved comprehensive Community Forestry Management Plan (CFMP) to the extent monies are appropriated or otherwise made available.

    The NJUCF Stewardship Grant was established to provide this financial assistance. Grants are awarded on a competitive basis to encourage projects that strongly link the use of best management practices to achieve urban and community forestry management goals defined in the CFMP.


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    Community Forestry Grants


    To provide funds for projects that address the urban forestry needs of municipal governments, schools, nonprofit organizations and volunteer groups throughout Michigan. These projects may include: tree inventories, management plans, tree planting, educational workshops, training materials, and Arbor Day activities.

    Learn more here


  9. Community Forestry Grant Program APPLICATION DEADLINE IS AUGUST 23RD, 2023 AT 4:30 P.M. (CST)

    The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) received Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Reforestation funds through the USDA Forest Service & National Association of State Foresters (NASF) 2022 State Urban Forest Resilience Grant Program. The Community Forestry Grant Program provides reimbursable grants to be used to purchase and plant trees suitable to Iowa.

    Award recipients in the 97counties impacted emerald ash borer will be awarded the federal EAB Reforestation funds and are required to provide a dollar-for-dollar cash match. A total of $75,000 in funds are available. Award recipients will be reimbursed $500 to $5,000 to purchase trees and materials from Iowa businesses.

    Apply Now

  10. DUE BY JULY 20TH, 2023 AT 11:59 P.M. (HST)

    This grant program encourages community involvement in creating and supporting long-term and sustained urban and community forestry across Hawai‘i. Kaulunani has awarded grants to hundreds of non-profit groups, schools, community organizations, parks, museums and arboretums. As of 2023, over $4.6 million dollars has been awarded to over 450 projects through these cost-share grants, which have been matched by over $9 million dollars in cash and in-kind contributions.

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    This funding opportunity is for projects with on-the-ground outcomes across the 20 Northeast and Midwest states: CT, DE, IA, IL, IN, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, OH, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT, WI, and WV.

    The purpose of the Landscape Scale Restoration competitive grant program is to encourage collaborative, science-based restoration of priority rural forest landscapes. This program supports, high impact projects that lead to measurable outcomes on the landscape, leverage public and private resources, and further priorities identified in each State Forest Action Plan or equivalent restoration strategy.

    Learn more here


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