Video Learning

Explore instructional videos and archived webinars to learn more about the i-Tree applications. More learning content will be added soon.

i-Tree Introduction Series Videos

This (4) part video series was developed to introduce i-Tree to Master Gardeners, volunteers or anyone interested in learning how to use i-Tree for community projects.

  1. i-Tree Suite & tree benefit introduction - 16 min. (.mp4) - This presentation introduces the i-Tree suite of tools and community tree benefit concepts.
  2. i-Tree Design intro and walkthrough - 30 min. (.mp4) - This video demonstrates Design and provides examples of how Design can be used for various community projects.
  3. i-Tree Canopy intro and walkthrough - 22 min. (.mp4) - This video explores i-Tree Canopy's capability to estimate canopy cover and associated tree benefits.
  4. i-Tree Streets introduction - 17 min. (.mp4) - This video presentation introduces the i-Tree Streets application and discusses potential community projects.

Mobile Data Collection (MDC) Introduction Videos

See i-Tree Streets section below for more Mobile Data Collection videos

  1. Mobile Data Collection intro - 9 min. (.mp4) - This video demonstrates the Mobile data collection system using i-Tree Eco and an iPhone.
  2. Mobile Data Collection part 1 - How To Submit A Project To A Mobile Device - 5 min. - In this video there are instructions concerning how to submit i-Tree Eco inventory and plot based projects to the mobile data collector.
  3. Mobile Data Collection part 2 - How To Collect Data With The Mobile Data Collector - 8 min. - In this video there are instructions concerning how to collect data with the mobile data collector for i-Tree Eco inventory and plot based projects.
  4. Mobile Data Collection part 3 - Retrieving Data - 3 min. - In this video there are instructions concerning how to retrieve data that has been collected using the mobile data collector for i-Tree Eco inventory and plot based projects.
  5. Mobile Data Collection Project Management Tips - 3 min. - This video is supplemental to the three part series concerning the mobile data collector. In this video there are examples of, and solutions to, the sticking points we are aware of users encountering while using the mobile data collector.

i-Tree Design Videos

  1. Design Overview - 3 min. (.mp4) - This video introduces the i-Tree Design online application.
  2. Design project steps - 5 min. (.mp4) - This video demonstrates basic steps in using Design.
  3. Design - Looking at Benefits - 5 min. (.mp4) - This video explores Design's capability to estimate current, future and past tree benefits.
  4. Design - Producing Reports - 3 min. (.mp4) - This video discusses how to generate a report using i-Tree Design.

i-Tree Canopy Videos

  1. i-Tree Canopy Overview - 5 min. (.mp4) - This video introduces the online i-Tree Canopy application and discusses how it may be utilized.
  2. Defining a Project Area - 5 min. (.mp4) - This video demonstrates how to manually draw a boundary for an area of interest for a canopy survey using Google Maps.
  3. Defining Cover Classes - 4 min. (.mp4) - This video shows how to define and modify cover classes for a canopy survey.
  4. Classifying Sample Points - 5 min. (.mp4) - This video demonstrates how to generate and classify random survey points.
  5. Preparing Reports - 4 min. (.mp4) - This video demonstrates several Canopy options including generating a report, saving data and exporting surveying points.
  6. Canopy Change Analysis Intro part 1 - 4 min. (.mp4) - This video discusses how to use an existing i-Tree Canopy survey with Google Earth historical images to analyze canopy cover change over time.
  7. Canopy Change Analysis with Google Earth part 2 - 4 min. (.mp4)- This video demonstrates a change analysis survey using Canopy in conjunction with Google Earth historical images.
  8. Correcting shapefile formatting and loading errors using QGIS (.mp4) - This video demonstrates how to use the free QGIS software to easily correct shapefile projection errors such as "Invalid Projection Format" encountered when loading a shapefile in Canopy.

The following Canopy videos are provided courtesy of Peggy Minnis, Pace University

  1. i-Tree Canopy overview and demonstration - 3 min. - This video demonstrates basic project steps to conduct a canopy survey using i-Tree Canopy with a GIS shapefile.
  2. i-Tree Canopy analyzing changes in urban canopy - 5 min. - This video demonstrates using an existing i-Tree Canopy survey with Google Earth historical images to analyze land cover change.

i-Tree Streets Videos

i-Tree Streets Training Series: Setting up and completing a pilot project - (10) YouTube videos

    Streets project set up and preparing for data collection

  1. i-Tree Streets part 1 - Creating a Pilot Project - 4 min. - Video demonstration of Streets project creation steps for a simple inventory.
  2. i-Tree Streets part 2 - Setting up data collection fields - 5 min. - Video demonstration of steps to define data fields for data collection.
  3. i-Tree Streets part 3 - Creating new tree species for data collection - 4 min. - Video demonstration of the Define Species dialog to add new tree species for data collection.
  4. i-Tree Streets part 4 - How to collect available tree planting space data - 4 min. - Video demonstrating how to configure a project to collect available planting space information.
  5. Working with the Streets Mobile Data Collection System

  6. i-Tree Streets part 5 - Mobile data collection system introduction - 5 min. - Video explaining the mobile data collection system data flow.
  7. i-Tree Streets part 6 - Sending a configured project to a mobile device for field collection - 3 min. - Demonstration of submitting a project configuration from the desktop to a mobile field device.
  8. i-Tree Streets part 7 - Mobile data collection in the field - 8 min. - Video demonstrating how to use the mobile data collection on a smart phone in the field.
  9. i-Tree Streets part 8 - Mobile data collection - submitting field data - 4 min. - Video demonstrating submitting field data from a mobile device to the server.
  10. Working with the Streets desktop

  11. i-Tree Streets part 9 - Retrieving field data into the Streets desktop project - 5 min. - Demonstration of steps to retrieve field data to populate a Streets desktop project.
  12. i-Tree Streets part 10 - How to update data collection options - 6 min. - Demonstration of steps to update a Streets project configuration on the desktop and mobile devices.

Importing an existing tree inventory into Streets - (3) videos

  1. i-Tree Streets Import part 1 - 25 min. (.mp4) - This video walks you through basic steps in properly formatting existing inventory data in an Excel spreadsheet to be imported into Streets.
  2. i-Tree Streets Import part 2 - 8 min. (.mp4) - This video walks you through importing a formatted Excel spreadsheet into an Access database (.mdb) file needed for importing into i-Tree Streets.
  3. i-Tree Streets Import part 3 - 8 min. (.mp4) - This video walks you through the process of creating an i-Tree Streets project, importing in your external data and defining new species.

Mapping your i-Tree Streets Data

  1. Mapping i-Tree Streets Data - 9 min. - Demonstration of steps to export Streets GPS coordinates and how to import into free QGIS software or Google Maps to easily map your Streets project data

i-Tree Eco v6 Videos

What's New in i-Tree Eco v6 - Highlights

  1. Eco v6 highlights and overview - 5 min. - This YouTube video highlights new features and options available in the new i-Tree Eco v6 application.

How to Convert Eco v6 project to Eco v6

  1. Converting Ecov5 to v6 project - 6 min. - This YouTube video describes how to update an existing Eco v5 project to use in Eco v6.

Importing inventory data into i-Tree Eco v6

  1. Importing external inventory data into Eco v6 - 8 min. - YouTube video instructions for setting up an Eco v6 inventory project and importing in external data.

Creating an i-Tree Eco v6 sample project

  1. Eco v6 sample project creation - 8 min. - This YouTube video demonstrates the steps to create a plot-based sample project using the new i-Tree Eco v6 application.

Creating an i-Tree Eco v6 complete inventory project - new!

  1. Eco v6 complete inventory project creation - 11 min. - This YouTube video demonstrates the steps to create a complete inventory project using the new i-Tree Eco v6 application.

*Periodically check the i-Tree Eco v6 YouTube Playlist for new videos

Eco Plot Establishment videos

  1. Basic Eco sample plot establishment - 2 min. (.mp4) - This video demonstrates how to lay out a simple 1/10 acre plot for an Eco sample project.
  2. Eco wooded plot establishment - 3 min. (.mp4) - This video demonstrates how to lay out an Eco sample plot partially in a wooded area.
  3. Measuring plot reference object - 2 min. (.mp4) - This video demonstrates how to measure a reference or permanent object from an established eco plot center.

Eco Tree Measurements videos

  1. i-Tree Eco - Basic tree height measurements - 9 min. (.mp4) - This video explains how to measure total tree height, height to live top, and height to crown base measurements for an Eco project.
  2. Simple tree DBH measurement - 2 min. (.mp4) - This video demonstrates how to measure a single stem tree (DBH) diameter at breast height.

i-Tree Eco v5 (legacy) Videos

Importing External data from a Spreadsheet into an Eco v5 Complete Inventory Project

  1. Eco v5 complete inventory import process part 1 - 5 min. - This first YouTube video demonstrates how to create an Eco v5 inventory project and import database template to import external tree inventory data from a spreadsheet.
  2. Eco v5 complete inventory import process part 2 - 7 min. - This second YouTube video continues demonstrating how to properly format data, work with the import database template and import external data into an Eco v5 complete inventory project.

i-Tree Download and Basic Desktop Installation

  1. Registration, software download and desktop installation - 13 min. - This screencast was created for workshop participants demonstrating registration, software download and installation steps.
  2. Options for installing and running i-Tree on a Mac computer - 4 min. (.mp4)- This video discusses non-supported options such as using Bootcamp or Parallels to run the Windows-based i-Tree software on a Mac computer.

i-Tree Species Videos

  1. i-Tree Species Overview - 5 min. (.mp4) - This overview video demonstrates how to use the i-Tree Species desktop application.

i-Tree Hydro: Vermont Green Infrastructure Webinar

  1. Using i-Tree Hydro to Model Green Infrastructure Webinar- 93 min. - This webinar features Hydro Development Team members discussing various ways that the i-Tree Hydro model can be used for modeling green infrastructure.