Tuesday January 24, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM EST
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MIT Stratton Student Center 
84 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA  



Metropolitan Area Planning Council 

Workshop: Preparing Urban Forests in the Boston Region for Climate Change 

January 24: Preparing for Climate Change

Urban and community forestry professionals face the tremendous challenge of developing and implementing management actions that help urban forests respond to climate change. This session will:

  • Provide information on the current and anticipated effects of climate change in the Boston region and its urban forestsand natural areas;
  • Describe resources and tools that can be used to integrate climate change into urban forest management;
  • Outline adaptation concepts and strategies in the context of sustainable forest management; and
  • Highlight real-world examples of adaptation projects.

This session is geared to municipal foresters, planners, parks managers, consulting arborists, nursery professionals, and others who are interested in learning more about adapting urban forests to climate change. 5 ISA, 1 MCA CEUs.

Lunch will be provided.


January 25: Adaptation Planning and Practices (limited space available) 

This active, hands-on training will be held for a limited number of participants. Urban forestry professionals and planners will incorporate climate change considerations and identify actions for adaptation into their own real-world projects. 5 ISA, 1 MCA CEUs.

Additional details about the event can be found here:http://forestadaptation.org/boston-fapp  

Lunch will be provided.


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