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Lake Oswego Tree Summit

Sustaining Our Urban Forest:

Resilience, Responsibility and Reciprocity in a Changing Climate
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Christine Buhl, Entomologist,
Oregon Department of Forestry

Saturday October 30, 2021
10am to 12pm via Zoom

As stewards of our urban forests, you are invited to attend and participate in the third annual Lake Oswego Tree Summit, a free, community-led event to learn more about the trees in our community. Registration is required.

The Tree Summit will include discussions on climate threats to our urban forest and ways we can steward the urban forest from soil to canopy.

Join us in this interactive Tree Summit to find out how trees can be a significant part in addressing climate change, to enhance your arboreal knowledge and learn about science-based stewardship practices to promote the ecological health of our urban forest. The latest LiDAR scan of the city's tree canopy coverage will also be shared by the City of Lake Oswego.

The Tree Summit is sponsored by Oswego Lake Watershed Council and the Lake Oswego Sustainability Network. For more information please contact Allie Molen with the Oswego Lake Watershed Council

About Our Keynote Speaker

Christine Buhl is a graduate of Oregon State University (B.S. Environmental Science, Entomology) and the University of Wisconsin-Madison (Ph.D. Entomology). She has a broad background in entomology spanning from work with public health vectors to tropical species conservation to insect chemical ecology from Hawaii to Lebanon.

She currently serves as the state Forest Entomologist with the Oregon Department of Forestry where she provides statewide technical assistance to public and private landowners and monitors forest health via aerial and ground surveys. She also serves as a board member for the Oregon Bee Project, wildfire investigator and tribal liaison

Christine Buhl