Open to those in the green industry
-Representatives from the Office of the City Forester for the City and County of Denver will discuss priorities from the municipal end of specifications, including promoting diversity in the urban canopy. Also, a representative from Denver's Office of Climate Action, Sustainability, and Resilience will speak about the city's commitment to Community Forestry and the importance of the urban canopy especially in underserved areas and urban heat zones.
-Jane Beggs-Joles will moderate and also be highlighting the improved landscape plant genetics and how that solves problems in the landscape.
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
a. Understand the “why” behind municipal specifications for landscape plants.
b. Learn about the City of Denver’s priorities for community forestry and the future of the urban canopy, especially in underserved areas and urban heat zones.
c. Discover new woody plant genetics, how they sole problems in the landscape, and learn about creative solutions to common landscape issues.
Jane Beggs-Joles, Erin Hatch, Nick Evers