TreePhilly Program Specialist
Philadelphia Parks & Recreation
Jack Braunstein is the TreePhilly program specialist at Philadelphia Parks and Recreation where he has managed the program’s community forestry projects for yard trees and park trees since 2018. Braunstein designed and piloted the city’s Neighborhood Park Tree Inventory Project in the summer of 2017 and is currently coordinating its second season with a focus on participatory tree planting, planning, and care at the neighborhood level. He is a West Philadelphia resident with a background in urban land conservation and political ecology and holds degrees in geography and natural resource planning from the University of Vermont.