Climate and Community Forest Programs webinar

May 6, 2021 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
New York State ReLeaf

New York State ReLeaf’s Hudson Valley Committee will hold a Climate and Community Forest Programs webinar on May 6th from noon to 1:15 PM.

This lunchtime webinar will introduce you to programs that can help your community get climate smart and prepare your community forest for the future.

Science Educator Angelica Patterson from Black Rock Forest will discuss how plants are responding to warming climate and the factors driving climate-induced tree migrations.

Andy Hillman from the New York State Urban Forestry Council) will present a selection of trees from other regions evaluated for the northeast and the importance of considering hardy cultivars for future climates.

Dazzle Ekblad from the Office of Climate Change at NY DEC will introduce the Climate Smart Communities Program and how to get started with climate smart programs in your community.

Registration is free but required; To register, click the following link:  register now via Webex.