Justin Kwiatkowski received his Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry with minors in Urban Environmental Science and Environmental Writing and Rhetoric. During his final year at SUNY ESF he studied abroad in Siracusa, Sicily focusing on Urban Plant Life and its connection to the built environment. Before coming to CCE, Justin worked with the City of Syracuse Department of Parks, Recreation, & Youth Programs as an Urban Forestry Technician. Since starting with CCE in July 2015 as a Forestry Program Educator, Justin has planned the planting of over 2,250 trees in the city of Syracuse while engaging volunteers of all ages. He is a Bonsai enthusiast and interested in the interplay between nature and the urban environment.