LifeLong Learning Program-Village Forestry: The Ecology and Management of Community Trees

Trees and other plants provide important social and environmental benefits in the places where people live and work. The shade, habitat, food ,and beauty produced by trees contribute to healthy and liveable communities. This class will consider the growing conditions and management practices necessary for sustaining a robust village forest. Come prepared for an hour in class followed by an hour+ walk outside.

 Facilitator: Greg Owens is a senior forester with the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, chair of the Village of Hamilton Tree Commission, and a board member of Southern Madison Heritage Trust. He studied forestry at Syracuse University and landscape architecture at City College of New York.

Wednesday, September 4 at 3:00pm to 5:30am

Hamilton Public Library, Community Room 13 Broad St., Hamilton, NY 13346

Topic

Culture, Academics, Wellness and health, Natural Sciences Mathematics

Event Type

Lectures, colloquia, seminars, etc.

Cost

Free to LifeLong Learning Program members, $5 per class for all others

Group
Lifelong Learning Program
Contact E-mail

llp@colgate.edu

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