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Healthy Trees, Healthy Communities seminar
Thursday 24 May 2018, 08:30am - 12:00pm
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Will investigate common forest health issues faced by Washington communities and the resulting impacts on people who live within them.

Developed by the Washington State Department of Natural Resources Urban & Community Forestry Program, will focus on how to identify and manage threats to forest health for the sake of people living in urban, suburban, and wildland-urban interface communities. Learn about managing your community trees and forests for maximum benefit. Topics will include:

  • Research on the public health benefits of community trees and forests
  • Environmental factors affecting forest health
  • Common insects and diseases affecting trees in the Pacific Northwest
  • The challenges of invasive species and their impacts on our landscapes
  • The complex of issues contributing to wildland fire risk
  • Efforts by DNR, the Washington Invasive Species Council and others to protect forest health

 The seminar is free to attend; all are welcome.

 To reserve a seat, please reply to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  no later than 4:00 p.m. on the last Friday prior to the seminar you wish to attend. Please indicate which seminar you will attend (see dates below) and include your name and the organization you represent, if applicable. Multiple reservations may be made in one message; please include all names in the body of the message.

 Registration is limited to 30 participants. Details including an agenda and parking information will be provided to registrants in the week prior to each seminar. Please forward this announcement to others in your area who might wish to attend.

 Dates and times of upcoming seminars are as follows:

 Poulsbo: Wednesday, May 9, 8:30-12:00

 Richland: Thursday, May 24, 8:30-12:00

 Bellevue: Thursday, June 7, 8:00-11:30

 Spokane: Thursday, August 16, 8:30-12:00

 Vancouver: Thursday, August 30, 8:30-12:00

 Olympia: Thursday, September 20, 8:30-12:00

 Mount Vernon: Wednesday, October 10,  8:30-12:00

 Wenatchee: Thursday, October 25, 8:30-12:00