Ian Lefcourte is an urban forestry specialist and urban planner for Davey Resource Group. A LEED Green Associate with a Master’s degree in City and Regional Planning, Ian joined the Urban Forestry Planning and Consulting Team in early 2016. He is currently working on an urban tree canopy assessment and urban forest master plan for the City of Plano, Texas. Throughout his academic and professional career Ian has produced complex reports related to planning; site design, environmental impacts, energy efficiency assessments, structural cost/benefit models, and more. These experiences entailed community outreach, survey management, and public presentations. As a teacher for Rutgers, The Statue University of New Jersey’s Nurture “Thru” Nature program, Ian was responsible for developing and presenting course curriculum and outreach materials focused on earth sciences. He is the author of Green Building Codes in Action; Case Studies from Washington and Advantages and Disadvantages of Strict Energy Efficient Building Code Adoption. Ian is proficient in statistical and graphical software including; AutoCAD, ArcMap/GIS, STATA, SPSS, i-Tree Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, and SketchUP. Ian is based out of the Seattle, WA area.