Livia Shamir, Director of the Research Department at Stefano Boeri Architetti, has been awarded the European Young Urban Forester Award 2024! The award panel in particular noted her outstanding contribution to the World Forum on Urban Forestry held in the United States last year. Moreover, Livia is involved in other urban forestry projects in Italy, such as Forestami, Parco Italia, and the Uforest ERASMUS+ project.

The award was started in 2010 by EFUF to recognise an individual’s outstanding contribution to the field of urban forestry in Europe. The award is been given on an annual basis to a person who is at the time of the award under the age of 40.

The European Young Urban Forester of the Year is sponsored by MD² Consulting Ltd and the scientific journal Urban Forestry & Urban Greening (published by Elsevier).