Tour Leaders

Erica Smith Fichman

Community Forestry Manager at Philadelphia Parks and Recreation

Erica has spent her career connecting people with plants. As the Community Forestry Manager at Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, she is the project lead for the Philly Tree Plan. Erica also supervises the amazing TreePhilly team who provide Philadelphia residents with the resources they need to plant and care for trees in their own back yard.

She is an ISA certified arborist and the recipient of the Arbor Day Foundation’s 2018 Trailblazer Award.
Erica received a B.S. in biology from Haverford College and an M.S. in environmental horticulture from the University of California, Davis.


Exploring Philadelphia's Urban Forest

Tuesday, June 21
2:30 PM - 5:30 PM