RJ Laverne is manager of education and training. He is responsible for all Davey training programs including Davey’s flagship training program, Davey Institute of Tree Sciences.
RJ began his career with Davey Resource Group in 1997 as a consulting arborist and project manager for urban forestry clients. Laverne is an International Society of Arboriculture, Board Certified Master Arborist and American Society of Consulting Arborists, Registered Consulting Arborist.
Laverne has a B.S. in Biology from the University of Michigan, B.S. in Forestry from Michigan Technological University and a M.S. in Remote Sensing from the University of Michigan.
Additionally, RJ is currently pursuing his Doctorate in Urban Planning at Cleveland State University and conducting new research on soundscape ecology and how the devastation from emerald ash borer effects urban sounds.
RJ’s soundscape ecology research was recently the focus of a coast to coast radio media tour.
Expertise: Benefits of trees, Soundscape ecology, EAB devastation, urban forestry
To set up an interview with RJ Laverne: firstname.lastname@example.org