Blog Post By Casey Manning

Don’t miss out: Canopy Connections — March 25

Casey Trees is bringing together five of the country’s leading experts in their fields to be part of Canopy Connections: Urban Forests for Public Good — our annual day-long conference designed to get industry professionals and fellow tree lovers sharing and discussing the latest research.

Hear from and network with leading researchers; reconnect with and meet fellow practitioners; and connect to our urban forests in a new and thrilling way. And the bonus? Canopy Connections qualifies for ISA Continuing Education, SAD, and LA CES Credits.

Topics for the day include:

• Better Health from Cradle to Grave: Why We Need Nature in the City
Dr. Kathleen Wolf — Research Social Scientist, University of Washington
Turning Wastes into Assets in the Sustainable City
Mike Galvin — Director of the Consulting Group, SavATree
Dr. Morgan Grove — Social Ecologist and Team Leader, USDA Forest Service’s Baltimore Field Station
• Social Benefits of Greening: Urban Forestry in the Anthropocene
Dr. Jessica Vogt — Visiting Assistant Professor of Sustainability Science, Furman University
• Celebrate the Canopy in the City of Trees
Melanie Choukas-Bradley — Author, City of Trees and A Year in Rock Creek Park

Details:

March 25, 2015
8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The Carnegie Institution for Science
1530 P Street, W DC

$75 per person, scholarships available
Purchase tickets here

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