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WTMS Summer 2023: After the Storm – what’s next for our urban trees?

July 27, 2023 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

From $75

Western Tree Management Symposium Summer – Thursday, July 27, 2023 – San Marino, California

Thursday, July 27, 2023
Rothenberg Hall
Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens
1800 Orlando Street

Join us as we meet at the beautiful Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens. Lunch and a short garden tour, led by our own Emina Darakjy, are included in the symposium. Brush up on your tree ID and compete in the Students vs. Professionals Tree ID at lunchtime!

5.75 CEUs available

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STS Members: $150
Non-Members: $175
Student: $75

STS Members: $175
Non-Members: $200
Student: $75

8:00 AM – Registration Opens

8:30 AM – Welcome
Rachel Malarich, City of Los Angeles, STS President

8:35 AM – Managing Collection Canopy through Climate Extremes at the Huntington
Nicole Cavender, Telleen/Jorgensen Director of the Botanical Gardens

9:00 AM – From Storms to Lakes: Understanding the Journey of Stormwater Runoff
Greg Smith, LakeTech, Inc.

9:45 AM – Canopy Coverage and Urban Wildlife
Travis Longcore, UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, Los Angeles Audubon Society

10:15 AM – Break

10:45 AM – Tree Demographics for Arborists: how long do trees live and how to use that information in your projects
Dr. Lara Roman, USDA Forest Service

12:00 NOON – Lunch Break / Garden Walk

1:30 PM – Stormy Skies: Assessing the Impact of Storms on Tree Canopies
Russell Clark, PlanIt Geo

2:15 PM – California Tree Failure Database – Post-Storm Update
Dr. Igor Lacan, University of California Cooperative Extension

3:00 PM – Wrap Up / CEUs
Rachel Malarich, City of Los Angeles, STS President


July 27, 2023
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
From $75
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The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens
1800 Orlando Rd
San Marino, CA 91108 United States
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