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Understanding Urban Forests and Their Role in Community Vitality

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Friday, April 16, 2021
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2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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What is an urban forest and how does it contribute to the health and vitality of our communities? Research shows a profound link between health, happiness, childhood development and even business success with a robust urban forest. In this online presentation, Dr. Eric Wiseman, associate professor of Urban Forestry, Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation, Virginia Tech State University will help us define urban forests and consider their impact. Learn more about the short- and long-term costs and benefits to investing in our community's green space.

Friday, April 16 at 2 p.m. $15; 20% discount for Gardens members and supporters with your discount code. Registration at . 919-668-1707,

Contact: Registrar