Board Member Bio- Isaiah Smith


Hailing from Birmingham, Alabama, Isaiah is a recent transplant to Cheyenne. He moved to Cheyenne after receiving his Bachelors in Horticulture from Auburn University and after interning with the Cheyenne Botanic Garden. His education with Auburn included studying at Pershore College in Pershore, England where he fell in love with personal display gardens. His passion for all plants […]


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Faces of Urban Forestry – Ed Cullen


Meet Ed Cullen, ISA Certified Arborist with Cheyenne Urban Forestry. Ed is originally from the Los Angeles, CA area.  He  received a Bachelors of Science Degree in Forest management from  Northern ARizon University in Flagsraff, and then worked for the US Forest Service, and powerline clearance companies before joining Cheyenne Urban Forestry 16 years ago.  […]


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Faces of Urban Forestry – Vinny Miller


Vinny is an arborist with Cheyenne Urban Forestry.  He started on the Urban Forestry Crew in September 2017, after moving back to his hometown of Cheyenne from Washington state.  Vinny grew up in Cheyenne, and then went on to  earn a Bachelor’s of Science in Marketing at the University of Wyoming.   He brings extensive […]


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Faces of Urban Forestry – Jason Hardy


Jason is one of Cheyenne Urban Forestry’s newest arborists, joining the Urban Forestry team in January 2018.  He is originally from Alabama, where he completed his Bachelor of Science in horticulture at Auburn University.  Jason is a navy veteran. In his free time he enjoys traveling and spending time outdoors. Jason’s favorite tree is white oak- […]


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Board Member Bio – Jacob Mares


Jacob Mares is a Cheyenne native of 35 years, and is a founding board member. He got his start in arboriculture planting trees with the Laramie County Conservation district. In 2012 he joined the City of Cheyenne’s Urban Forestry Department, and spent the next five years planting and caring for the city’s trees. His love […]


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