Western MA Tree Wardens Dinner Meeting - NEW DATE

5:00 p.m. 7:30 p.m.


Bluebonnet Diner
324 King Street
Northampton, MA
United States

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Quarterly dinner meeting of the Western Mass. Tree Wardens - tonight's topic is trees and climate change


How Does Climate Impact Trees?

Rick Harper, Ext. Asst. Professor, UMass-Amherst

How will recent weather occurrences and longer-term trends impact tree health? In this session we will discuss important stress factors that can influence the condition of our urban trees as well as some management strategies.


Western Mass's Changing Climate

Alex Bryan, Climatologist, U.S. Geological Survey

From false springs to freezing roots, invasives to ice storms, and windthrow to wildfires, climate change poses many risks to urban tree canopies.  But first, how is the climate changing in Western Mass and how do we know?


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