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The Urban Forest: From Science to Poetry

February 16, 2016
100 Sparks Street, Ottawa

Join us for a discussion on the urban forest and the vital role it plays in the city. We will explore the benefits of the urban forest in terms of community health and regional biodiversity, as well as the aesthetic and ecological benefits it provides.

This event on the urban forest is presented by the National Capital Commission (NCC) in the Capital Urbanism Lab.

Follow our Urbanism Lab live on Periscope!

Moderator: Michael Rosen, Registered Professional Forester, and President, Tree Canada


  • Dr. Tom Smiley, Bartlett Tree Research Laboratory, Charlotte, North Carolina, and Clemson University
  • Dr. Jérôme Dupras, Université du Québec en Outaouais
  • Diana Beresford-Kroeger, author and scientist

The public will have the opportunity to address their comments and questions to our expert panel.


Tuesday, February 16, 2016
6 pm to 8 pm


Capital Urbanism Lab
100 Sparks Street, 4th Floor
Ottawa, Ontario

BOOK EARLY, limited space. Registration is first-come, first-served, and closes at noon on Monday, February 15.

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