Add to Calendar   11/01/2017 12:00 PM 11/01/2017 02:00 PM America/New_York The Levin Forum Program: The Urban Forest in America's Cities: Connecting People and Nature

Noted author Jill Jonnes is keynote speaker to discuss her new book Urban Forests: A Natural History of Trees and People in the American Cityscape.  The book narrates the history of the urban forest movement in America, describing the economic, ecological and aesthetic value of trees in the urban environment and the waves of infestations leading to loss of key species, including the American Chestnut, the American Elm and ash trees today. Ms. Jonnes is the author of several books on America's urban history, including Eiffel's TowerEmpires of Light, and South Bronx Rising. She is the founder of the Baltimore Tree Trust and a designated scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center, where she studied trees as green infrastructure. The keynote address will be followed by a conversation focused on the role of urban forests in legacy cities with regional forest experts and planners. The program is sponsored in part by The Davey Tree Resources Company and the Water Resilient Cities Program at the Levin College. The event is free and open to the public. Registration at the Levin Forum Web site is appreciated but not required and will open the week of September 18th. The Levin College of Urban Affairs is located at Euclid and E. 17th St. in downtown Cleveland. The Forum event will be held in the Steinbacher Atrium, first floor; entry is from  Euclid Avenue or through the College of Business Building at CSU. Parking is available in several lots located nearby. The Levin College is on the CSU Health Line for public transit.

Levin College of Urban Affairs Cleveland w.kellogg@csuohio.edu 11/01/2017 12:00 PM

The Levin Forum Program: The Urban Forest in America's Cities: Connecting People and Nature

Noted author Jill Jonnes is keynote speaker to discuss her new book Urban Forests: A Natural History of Trees and People in the American Cityscape.  The book narrates the history of the urban forest movement in America, describing the economic, ecological and aesthetic value of trees in the urban environment and the waves of infestations leading to loss of key species, including the American Chestnut, the American Elm and ash trees today. Ms. Jonnes is the author of several books on America's urban history, including Eiffel's TowerEmpires of Light, and South Bronx Rising. She is the founder of the Baltimore Tree Trust and a designated scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center, where she studied trees as green infrastructure. The keynote address will be followed by a conversation focused on the role of urban forests in legacy cities with regional forest experts and planners. The program is sponsored in part by The Davey Tree Resources Company and the Water Resilient Cities Program at the Levin College. The event is free and open to the public. Registration at the Levin Forum Web site is appreciated but not required and will open the week of September 18th. The Levin College of Urban Affairs is located at Euclid and E. 17th St. in downtown Cleveland. The Forum event will be held in the Steinbacher Atrium, first floor; entry is from  Euclid Avenue or through the College of Business Building at CSU. Parking is available in several lots located nearby. The Levin College is on the CSU Health Line for public transit.

WHEN
November 01, 2017 at 12pm - 2pm
WHERE
Levin College of Urban Affairs
1717 Euclid Ave
Levin College, Cleveland State University
Cleveland, OH 44115
United States
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CONTACT
Wendy Kellogg · · 216-687-5265
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