June 28, 2012
Join keynote speaker Peter Walker, FASLA, senior partner of PWP Landscape Architecture and co-designer of the National September 11 Memorial, along with professionally diverse, nationally recognized experts at a daylong symposium on legacy trees.
Explore trees as engines of economic development with research social scientist Kathleen Wolf, Ph.D., how pests affect the sustainability of the urban forest with entomologist Michael Raupp, Ph.D., legacy trees in historic Chicago parks with preservationist Julia Bachrach, and the challenges of urban soils with tree researcher Kelby Fite, Ph.D.
When was the last time you toured the Chicago Botanic Garden at the peak of its beauty? This symposium is your chance. Choose from four walking tours and learn about the different gardens and their challenges. Cap off the day with a reception and free Hot Summer Nights performance by country artists Pamela Rose and Windy City Country.
Trees as a Legacy in Design & Development is presented by Bartlett Tree Experts and the Chicago Botanic Garden
Trees as a Legacy in Design & Development