How does climate change impact the species of trees we plant? Cities like Chicago are planning sweeping changes in urban forest planning in response to climate change. What should our response be in the Eugene-Springfield area?
Longtime Friends of Trees volunteer and tree expert Jim Gersbach will discuss climate change and resilient, drought-tolerant trees for Eugene-Springfield’s future urban forest. Jim was the visionary force behind Portland’s Ainsworth Linear Arboretum, where a number of drought-resistant species have been planted. FOT staff Kris Day and Erik Burke will also talk and answer questions about climate-appropriate trees for our future urban forest.
Learn more in this Eugene Weekly article.