Wednesday, June 28, 2023

Penn State Extension Sept. 26 Webinar: How Community Forests Provide Critical Environmental & Societal Services, Buffer Local Heat And Moisture Swings

Urban and community forests provide many benefits that contribute to a high quality of life for residents.

See how practical community forestry efforts can mitigate stresses from high-heat microclimates and reduce stormwater runoff

Learn how public landscapes can help buffer many climatic challenges equitably.

The speakers include--

-- Vincent Cotrone, Extension Educator, Penn State Extension

-- Julianne Schieffer, Extension Educator, Penn State Extension

-- Scott Sjolander, Extension Educator, Penn State Extension

-- Jess Vogt, Associate Professor and GraduateProgram Director of Environmental Science and Studies, DePaul University

Who would benefit from this webinar: community livability partners; municipal managers, foresters, and arborists; and others interested in urban and community forestry.

Click Here to register and for more information.

Upcoming Forest Management Webinars

Click Here for a schedule of upcoming Extension Forest Management webinars.

More On Community Trees

-- Despite Recent Rain, Drought Conditions Persist

-- A Rough Spring For Sycamore and London Planetree

-- Tree Climbing School at Winterthur Museum and Gardens

-- Pruning and Landscape Installation Mistake Still Haunt Green Industry

-- Underused Woody Ornamentals: Red Buckeye

Visit the Penn State Extension website to learn more about educational opportunities.

Visit DCNR’s Community Tree/TreeVitalize webpage for more information on community tree management.

(Photo: Community tree canopy, Philly Tree Fund.)

(Reprinted from Penn State Extension Community Trees newsletter.  Click Here to sign up for your own copy (Bottom of page).)

Related Articles:

-- Penn State Extension: Meadow Repository - Resources For Planning, Planting Meadows  [PaEN]

-- Penn State Extension Woods & Wildlife News: Eastern Hemlock Health Update; Restoring PA’s Game Birds; Fire In The Woods; More!

[Posted: June 28, 2023]  PA Environment Digest

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