Thursday, October 13, 2011

Califorina Oaks: Planting & Protecting Our Urban Forests

Join us for a one day seminar on California Oaks: Planting & Protecting Our Urban Forests.

This seminar will focus on the increasing presence and role of native oak trees in urban landscapes. California oaks are a keystone species in sustainable urban landscapes. They provide many valuable services and multiple benefits that require basic knowledge and skill.

Southern California oak experts will present cutting edge information and lead engaging field activities focused on design and care strategies for successfully managing oaks in urban landscapes.

November 17, 2011
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Pacific Time

Descanso Garden
1418 Descanso Drive
La CaƱada Flintridge, California 91011

Seminar Topics
  • Genetic Distribution: Concerns & Threats
  • LA County Oak Management Plan
  • Oak Identification & Selection Considerations
  • Assessing Health & Disorders
  • Construction Protection: Lessons Learned
  • Oaks & Wildlife Habitat
Who Should Attend
  • Landscape Architects and Design Professionals
  • Tree Care and Landscape Maintenance Providers
  • Planning, Parks and Public Works Staff
  • Arborists/ Foresters
  • Nursery, Horticulture and Other Related Professionals
Speakers Include
  • Bart O'Brien of Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, Director of Special Projects, Author
  • Rosi Dagit of RCD Santa Monica Mountains, Certified Arborist and Senior Conservation Biologist
  • Tom Scott of UC Berkeley Cooperative Extension, Cooperative Extension Specialist
  • Jan C. Scow of Jan C. Scow Consulting Arborists, LLC., Registered Consulting Arborist

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