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2019 Urban Forestry Symposium
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When: Tuesday, May 21
9:00am to 4:00pm
Where: Center for Urban Horticulture, NHS Hall
3501 NE 41st Street
Seattle, Washington 
United States

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2019 Urban Forest Symposium: Trees for the Future
The critical role of urban forests in combating the climate crisis


Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 9am-4pm
Reception to follow: 4–6pm


In-person: $85 for first 100 registrations (lunch covered by sponsorship), then $100
Full-time student / Corps member, in-person: $45
Remote Attendance*: $70 (discounts available for groups attending remotely)

Symposium Announcement (PDF)

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.

Registration includes lunch and refreshments at reception.
A limited amount of financial assistance is available. Contact for information.

Professional credits pending: APLD, CPH, ecoPRO, ISA, LA CES, NALP/WALP

*NEW in 2019: REMOTE ATTENDANCE: We are excited to offer remote attendance, helping make this symposium more accessible to a broader audience throughout our region. However, in order to cover the associated costs, remote viewing availability is contingent on a minimum number of registrations. Remote registrants will be notified when the minimum has been met and availability is confirmed. If the minimum is not met, we will provide a full refund of your registration fee or transfer it towards an in-person registration.

Speaker information and agenda coming soon!

Contact: / 206-685-8033


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