Urban Forestry Conference: West Chester University
Providing Urban Trees With a Good Start: Sidewalks, Tree Wells, and other Best Management Practices
- Friday, March 27, 2020
- 8:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
- Sykes Student Union Ballroom
- 110 W. Rosedale Ave.
- West Chester, PA 19383
- Joan M. Welch, WCU Sustainability Advisory Council, Department of Geography and Planning
- Michael Dunn, West Chester Borough contract arborist
- Brad Flamm, WCU Director of Sustainability
- Josh Braid, WCU Grounds Department Manager
Mission: Community outreach to increase awareness of benefits and issues related to urban forests, and to improve health of urban forest.
|9:00 a.m.||Ballroom C||Plenary speaker Dr. Smiley, Research Scientist at Bartlett Tree Experts
Trees and sidewalks: how to increase longevity
|10:00 – 10:30 a.m.||Break|
|10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.||Ballroom C||Roads to Rivers: Tree Based Suspended Pavement Solutions Albert Key- Vice President, DeepRoot Green Infrastrcuture|
|12:00 – 1:00 p.m.||Ballroom A and B||Lunch|
|1:00 - 2:15 p.m. and 2:30 - 3:45 p.m.||
Afternoon Break Out Sessions
All sessions will be held twice at each of the time slots.
|4:30 – 6:00 p.m.||Post-conference Reception sponsored by Bartlett Tree Experts|
PARKING: Conference registrants should park in the M-lot complex.
Do Not Park in the K-lot behind Sykes Student Union or you will be ticketed and towed.
Or send a check to cover registration and continuing education certificate
fees (if applicable) and include the following information to:
West Chester University
628 S. High Street
West Chester, PA 19383
Which two afternoon breakout sessions (1-4) would you like to attend (for planning purposes only):