Dorothy Abeyta is a Project Developer for the Davey Resource Group specializing in stormwater management, urban forestry and environmental resources. Dorothy served as the landscape manager for the City of San José Special Assessment Districts for over 15 years and has vast knowledge of municipal and commercial landscape management, landscape renovation and conversion techniques aimed at environmental stewardship. Dorothy spent the early part of her career as an independent landscape consultant, writer, speaker and consulting arborist. Drawing on over 30 years of experience in the fields of arboriculture, stormwater facility management, landscape management, plant pathology and soil science, Dorothy brings a broad perspective to the field of ecosystem management. Dorothy served on the Board of Directors of the California Urban Forest Council as the Government liaison for nine years and president for two years. She holds a Master’s degree in Plant Pathology with an undergraduate foundation in Biochemistry and Soil Science. Dorothy spearheaded and wrote the original Guide to Report Writing for Consulting Arborists and established the report writing course for the ASCA Academy. Dorothy is dedicated to continuing education, elevating our profession and working to insure visibility for our profession in the community. With her strong passion and dedication to improving our natural environment, she will continue to work to make great strides toward developing interdisciplinary projects and programs.
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