These questions and others will be covered in a free, informative hour-long presentation titled, “How Urban Trees Thrive and Survive: Urban Tree Mortality Rates—New Approaches to an Old Problem.” Join us Wednesday, July 11 from 12 noon to 1 pm at PHS, 100 North 20th Street in the fifth floor auditorium.
Guest presenter Lara Roman will share the latest research in urban tree mortality from field studies in California. Attendees will learn about monitoring systems, life tables, and the changes to urban forests over time.
Lara Roman is a PhD candidate in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management at the University of California, Berkeley. She completed a Master of Environmental Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, where she also earned a bachelor’s degree in biology. She serves on the executive committee of the Urban Tree Growth and Longevity Working Group, and is currently working in Philadelphia with the United States Forest Service Urban Field Station, supervising an urban forest inventory with i-Tree Eco.
For more information or to reserve a seat, please contact Dawn Waters at firstname.lastname@example.org.