The following people contributed to the material contained in the webpages comprising the tree trench/tree box section of the Manual. Note these represent the positions of these people at the time of the Stormwater Manual update and we do not update this information.

Kestrel Design Group and contract team

  • Nathalie Shanstrom (Kestrel Design Group)
  • Peter MacDonagh (Kestrel Design Group)
  • Andrea Wedul (Kestrel Design Group)
  • Sarah Sutherland (Kestrel Design Group)
  • Dr. William Hunt, PE (North Carolina State University)
  • Ryan Winston, PE (North Carolina State University)
  • James Urban (Urban Trees and Soil)
  • Dwayne Stenlund (Minnesota Department of Transportation)
  • Qingfu Xiao, (University of California, Davis)
  • Joe Purohit (Ecolayers, Inc.)
  • Greg McPherson (United States Forest Service)

Technical support

  • Dr. Nina Bassuk (Cornell University)
  • Mary Davy (No Stress Gardening)
  • Lois Eberhart (City of Minneapolis)
  • Ben Gooden (Citygreen)
  • Ken Holman (Minnesota Department of Natural Resources)
  • Jill Johnson (United States Forest Service)
  • Dr. Gary Johnson (University of Minnesota)
  • Randy Neprash, P.E. (Stormwater regulatory Specialist, Stantec Consulting and Minnesota Cities Stormwater Coalition)
  • Tim Power (Government Affairs Director, Minnesota Nursery and Landscape Association)

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency staff

  • Mike Trojan
  • Anne Gelbmann
  • Mike Findorff
  • Todd Smith