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    Webinar: Diversify Now! Increasing Resilience of Urban Forests by Expanding Species Diversity 6/20, 12 PM EDT

    Diversify Now! Increasing Resilience of Urban Forests by Expanding Species Diversity (Webinar)
    Tuesday, June 20th, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Presented by Andrew Hillman, Davey Resource Group
    A changing climate and mounting threats from pests and diseases pose challenges to ensuring the continued health of the urban forest. Subjects such as assisted migration, phenotypic plasticity, monotypic species, urban microclimates, and hardy cultivars will be discussed. One example will be southern magnolias thriving for many years as street trees in upstate New York.
    This webinar is part of the PennState Extension Community Management Webinar Series. For more information, visit: http://extension.psu.edu/natural-resources/forests/courses/community-forestry-management-webinars
    Use the link below to access the webinar room starting 15 minutes prior to the webinar start time.
    https://meeting.psu.edu/pacommunityforestry
    Enter the webinar as a guest by typing your name in the name box and click the “Enter Room” button.
    Contact Scott Sjolander (sas305@psu.edu) for more information.

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