Dr. Andrew Hirons, senior lecturer in arboriculture, Myerscough College, U.K., will present a TREE Fund webinar with CEUs on November 30 on the topic of Drought Tolerance in Trees – Improving Tree Selection for Challenging Urban Sites.
Looking for trees that can establish and survive in challenging urban environments? Of course you are! In this webinar, Dr. Andrew Hirons will explain how drought tolerance is one of the most important determinants of a tree’s ability to survive in the urban forest. You will gain an understanding of the basic mechanisms of drought tolerance and insight into tree mortality from drought, giving you practical strategies for managing trees in urban spaces. Dr. Hirons will also share his latest research on using specific plant traits to improve tree selection decisions for challenging urban sites.
The webinar will be held Thursday, November 30, 2017, at noon MDT. One CEU available from ISA or SAF; must watch live broadcast to receive CEU credit. Webinar will be archived within one week of broadcast at treefund.org/webinars.
Pre-registration is recommended. In doing so, you will receive a reminder e-mail the day of the webinar.
Or join on the day of at https://extension.zoom.us/webinar/register/b698824df275eef234538d7d4481ef37