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2019 Urban Forest Symposium
2019 Urban Forest Symposium
WhenTuesday, May 21, 2019, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
WhereCenter for Urban Horticulture, NHS Hall,
3501 NE 41st St
Seattle, WA 98105
Contact Informationurbhort@uw.edu; 206-685-8033
Ticket Linkwww.uwbotanicgardenscatalog.org…
Description

The Honorable Hilary Franz, Washington State’s Commissioner of Public Lands, will be joined by local experts from academic, nonprofit, business, and government sectors, for a robust discussion of climate change impacts to the urban forest, and how local communities are taking action. This year’s speakers will present the latest information on emerging challenges to the health of urban forests, initiatives to improve urban forest habitat connectivity, elevating trees as green stormwater infrastructure and incorporating urban forest value into innovative carbon credit systems. Learn what you need to know to support a healthy and resilient local urban forest, and contribute to addressing global climate change.

Lunch and reception included with in-person registration. Reception follows, 4-6pm.

Full-time student and Corps (including AmeriCorps, Conservation Corps, and DIRTCorps) member rate available.

A limited amount of financial assistance is available. Contact urbhort@uw.edu for information.

The first 100 seats are available at $85, with sponsorships covering the cost of lunch. Once 100 seats have been sold, the in-person rate will increase to $100.

Register online or by phone (206-685-8033)

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