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GARDENS AS REFUGE

Paul Redman, President and CEO, Longwood Gardens
Julie Moir Messervy, Founder and Principal, Julie Moir Messervy Design Studio

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8/31/20
The Calm Before: Tree Adjustments to Wind & Ice Storm Loads

Trees grow with, and adjust to, large lateral and vertical loads caused by wind and gravity. Storms with strong winds and ice can push trees beyond their ability to reconfigure or fall back to reduce drag.

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7/27/20
Protecting trees from construction impacts

With increased intensification in cities throughout the world, urban trees are often at risk of becoming damaged by construction impacts, such as utility trenching or pavement / sidewalk repair.

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7/27/20
Rx for Hot Cities: Urban Greening and Cooling to Reduce Heat-Related Mortality in Los Angeles and Beyond

Across the country, a number of cities are setting ambitious tree canopy goals to fight the trend of a decline in tree canopy.

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7/24/20
The global tree restoration potential

The restoration of trees remains among the most effective strategies for climate change
mitigation.We mapped the global potential tree coverage to show that 4.4 billion hectares

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7/9/20
The Science and Practice of Managing Forests in Cities

The past few months have highlighted the importance of parks and nature in cities.

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6/30/20
Diversity is Magic: Emerging issues in selecting appropriate native plants for ecosystem restoration

Selecting species and seed from appropriate sources to maximize project success faces many challenges, and this presentation will review plant selection for ecosystem diversity for economically and ecologically practical outcomes.

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6/3/20
Bioretention Soil Media, Vegetation, and Maintenance

he Minnesota Stormwater Seminar Series brings nationally recognized experts in stormwater management and green infrastructure to Minnesota for dialogue and discussion.

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5/15/20
Horticulture, Greenhouses, & Facilities Community Town Hall

The Association's HGF Community meeting/town hall discusses and shares ideas on a variety of topics: Operations under new guidelines & how gardens are planning for this, practices & tips, how to reopen gardens safely, what other gardens are doin

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5/1/20
Managing Historic Grasslands in an Era of Climate Change

Historic urban grasslands include greenspaces of historic value designed for passive and active recreation in the human built environment.

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4/20/20

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