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Tree Canopy Conference

September 19, 2016 by Morris Arboretum

John B. Ward & Co. is proud to sponsor the Tree Canopy Conference

Date and Location:
Thursday, October 13, 2016
8:30AM - 5:00PM
Haverford College, Stokes Hall Auditorium

Why is Tree Canopy So Important?
A healthy tree canopy provides important ecosystem services, including air pollution removal, storm water runoff reduction, and building energy conservation. Abundant tree canopy provides habitat for wildlife, and also has a positive impact on mental health and well-being, community cohesion, and economic stimuli. At this conference, we will look at tree canopy preservation and reduction both nationally and locally, and consider some of the greatest threats communities are facing as they try to preserve tree canopy cover.

Featured Speakers:
-Dr. Jay Townsend, who has done extensive research on the psychological impact of tree canopy on city dwellers, will speak on trees as stress relievers.
-Dr. Jason Henning, Research Urban Forester, will highlight how to use I-Tree to manage tree canopy.
-Michele Adams, founder of Meliora Design, and Tavis Dockwiller of Viridian Landscape Studio will discuss sustainable storm water management techniques.
-Dr. William Powell, Professor and Director of the Council on Biotechnology in Forestry will discuss his work to produce a blight resistant American chestnut.

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