Dec 02, 2021
Hybrid club meeting -- Jim McGannon

Jim McGannon:  Forestry/Landscape Consultant

Jim spoke to us about the growing problem of wildfires in the West.

Click here to view Jim's PowerPoint presentation.

Jim has 40+ years of proven seasoned experience in the forestry/landscape and natural resource fields.  Within those years of experience, Jim has worked for municipalities and landowners addressing fire mitigation plans and implementation.


  • City Forester, most of his career for the City of Colorado Springs

  • Consultant in urban forestry, landscaping, and forest management

  • Conducted many presentations to councils, boards, HOA’s, schools, national and regional conferences, and many government agencies



  • BS, Forest Management, University of Minnesota

  • MS, University of Colorado, C.S.

  • And hundreds of hours of continuing education and citizen academies

Jim has always been a contributing member to his community, including more recently as a Board Director on the Pinery Water and Wastewater District.