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Managing Urban Forests in a Changing Climate -- November 18-19

Managing Urban Forests in a Changing Climate2014 Urban Tree ConferenceNovember 18-19, 2014Thornhill Education Center, The Morton Arboretum, Lisle, ILLearn how you can help your urban forest and your communities prepare for the effects of climate. This two-day conference will focus on practical concerns for those who manage trees in cities and suburbs, such as how the changes in climate are expected to affect trees’ biology and growing conditions; shifts and increases in pests and diseases;…

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Many cities are losing large portions or their urban forest very quickly to Emerald Ash Borer. What sort of programs and practices are people doing to help communities recover and replace the ash that have been lost? Also, how are you ensuring the trees going in are helping increase tree diversity in your community?

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