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Verdant Views: Trees and the Changing Climate

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Virtual Event

The effects of climate change are being felt around the world. Here in northeastern North America, the  beloved trees of our forests, communities, and home landscapes are not immune: drought, heat waves, extreme weather events, and encroachment of invasive species are all having a significant impact on the health of trees and forest ecosystems. This has created numerous challenges for the people charged with their care and protection. In this episode of Verdant Views, join host Kevin Moss and his guests Daniel Weitoish, Lead Arborist, and Zaidee Powers-Rosales, Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Specialist, for a discussion of how the climate crisis is impacting trees managed by Cornell Botanic Gardens – and what is being done about it.

Verdant Views is a monthly webinar series, hosted by Kevin Moss of Cornell Botanic Gardens. Each episode focuses on a different topic related to plants, gardens, conservation, and the vital connections between plants and peoples around the world.

This program is free but pre-registration is required. Please register through the following link: https://cornell.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Rk8m-YUWSc6-Rosqx82AqQ

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

 

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Event Type

Webinar

Departments

Cornell Botanic Gardens, Sustainability

Tags

botanic_gardens_featured

Website

https://cornellbotanicgardens.org/

Cost

Free

Contact E-Mail

km274@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Kevin Moss

Contact Phone

3156941379

Speaker

Daniel Weitoish, Zaidee Powers-Rosales

Speaker Affiliation

Cornell Botanic Gardens

Dept. Web Site

https://cornellbotanicgardens.org/

Open To

All

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