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October 2017

Tree Selection for the 21st Century

October 26 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Sacramento Tree Foundation, 191 Lathrop Way, Suite F
Sacramento, CA 95815 United States
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Speaker: Greg McPherson, PhD, Research Forester, US Forest Service Urban forestry can be an elegant strategy for increasing tree canopy, managing stormwater and capturing carbon. Selecting trees to provide these services requires science-based information on the relative performance of different species over time within the context of a changing climate. This presentation combines new research findings on climate-ready tree evaluation, urban tree biometrics and surface water storage capacity to illustrate differences among species. It presents results on the relative performance…

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