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Confronting Climate Change: Its Impacts on New York’s Agriculture, Forests and Neighborhood Landscapes

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In Person
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Thursday, June 6, 2019
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White Plains, NY

The Westchester County Soil and Water Conservation District invite you to the second in a series of workshops on the regional impacts we can expect from climate change.  June 6 at the Westchester County Center in White Plains. 

Programs and Speakers:
Transforming Farm and Ecosystem Management for a Changing Climate
David W. Wolfe, PhD, Professor, School of Integrative Plant Science, Cornell University, Cornell Institute for Climate Smart Solutions

Managing Forests in a Changing Climate:What the Evidence Suggests
Robert K. Davies, State Forester and Director, Division of Lands and Forests, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation

Great Trees and Shrubs for a Changing Urban Environment
Nina L. Bassuk, PhD, Professor, School of Integrative PlantScience, Program Leader, Urban Horticulture Institute, Cornell University

Recognizing and Adapting to Climate Change-Induced Stress on the Urban Landscape
Frank S. Rossi, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Integrative Plant Science, Extension Turfgrass Specialist, Cornell University

Approved for 4.0 hours by NYS for landscape architects

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