MON-C02: Urban Forests: Maintaining a City of Trees Despite Changing Environments

Registration Eligibility
ASLA online learning opportunities are open to all. ASLA members may purchase this presentation at a reduced rate.
Start Date
02/10/2018
End Date
02/10/2020
Description
This session explores the multifaceted strategies for urban forest management. Panelists will expand on the significant value of urban forests, including increased property values, energy conservation, stormwater treatment, air pollution reduction, and wildlife habitat. They will also discuss real-world solutions for preservation, planning, and maintenance to replenish aging urban forests.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Urban Planning & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
Learn how urban forests contribute to the history, functionality, and sustainability of a city or a campus
Understand the challenges and successes of maintaining urban forests.
Gain insight into the landscape architect’s role in preserving urban forests alongside visionary clients.
Examine strategies for reducing water load, increasing native landscape materials, and saving money for cities and campuses.
Instructors
Jeremy KlemicGreg McPhersonKevin WilsonBrian McKinnon
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Provider
American Society of Landscape Architects


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