Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM EDT
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FIU, Biscayne Bay Campus - Wolfe University Center
3000 NE 151 Street
North Miami, FL 33181

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Neat Streets Miami
Crown Canopy Leadership Award. Please take a moment to nominate an individual who has dedicated their career to growing Miami-Dade's Tree canoopy. All Nominations must be submitted by Thursday, March 9, 2017.

Growing Our Tree Canopy Through Research Driven Solutions

The premier exchange on trees in Miami-Dade featuring best practices from green cities, highlights from the Miami-Dade Urban Tree Canopy Assessment, insights on achieving Tree City/Tree Campus USA, tips on how to get trees to thrive, cutting edge research on the value of trees in Miami, Crown Canopy Award winner and the unveiling of the County’s online tree canopy tool.

Elected Officials, Planners, Landscape Architects, Public Works, City Administrators, Educators, Arborists, Advocates, Community Leaders and members of public are welcomed!

CEU Credits available - ISA: 4 CEU's,  FNGLA: 4 CEU's and AICP 5 credits.

$20 Pre-Sale Tickets - Pre-registration closes March 20, 2017
$30 at the Door
$5 Student Tickets with discount code

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Registration and Coffee

9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Welcome

Neat Streets Miami’s Street Tree Matching Grant Award Announcement
Grant awards to partner communities planting native or Florida-friendly trees on Miami-Dade's corridors and gateways.

9:15 a.m. - 12 noon  Morning Sessions

Why Not Planting Trees Could Be Killing Your Community
The impact of trees on your community’s health and economy

Making Your Community Clammor for Trees
How to market trees in your community

10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Networking Break

Putting Your Tree Research To Work

Miami-Dade County Urban Tree Canopy Assessment and Action Plan

Arming your Community with Green Infrastructure
Planting trees as a sea level rise solution
Crown Canopy Leadership Award

To an individual who has dedicated their career to growing Miami-Dade’s tree canopy

12 noon  - Lunch in Panther Square

1:00 p.m. - Afternoon Sessions

Getting the Most Green Out of Your New and Existing Tree Inventory 
From tree selection and planting to maintenance, biodiversity and pollinators
Learn From Leaders Putting Trees In the Ground: You Can Do it!
Municipal/Non-Profit Best Practices Lightning Round

Interactive Activity
Developing a multi-pronged approach to tackling our lowest tree canopy

3:00 p.m. - Summit Conclusion

30 minute Optional Biscayne Bay Campus Tours (must sign up in advance)
Discovering FIU’s tree assets and tackling invasive species

Funding was made possible (in part) by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The views expressed in this  material do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government. A message from the Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County.