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The Natural History of Georgia Forests and its Relationship to Community Tr...

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Rome E.C.O. Center

393 Riverside Parkway Northeast

Rome, GA 30161

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APRIL 25 - Join us at the Rome E.C.O. Center, as Dr. Martin Cipollini of Berry College discusses the "Natural History of Georgia Forests and its Relationship to Community trees, and well as his research on the American chestnut and the Mountain longleaf pine. Arborist and horticulturist Rick Barnes will lead us on "A Trail of Trees to Georgia’s History," a retrospective of the trees that defined Georgia’s past, including information about historic uses of trees. Dr. Allison Bailey, Associate Professor at the Institute for Environmental & Spatial Analysis at the University of North Georgia will speak on "Web-based and Mobile GIS Applications used for Crowd-sourcing and Citizen Science in Urban Forestry," and talk about the projects she has conducted with her students in producing campus tree inventories; practicing self-reporting of trees in their community; identifying invasive privet and determining appropriate treatment; and using the crowd-sourcing Story Map template to create a global tree awareness project. ISA CEUs will be available, as well as 2.5 Category 1 SAF Forestry hours. A certificate of attendance will be available for landscape architects and others. Lunch is included. See agenda here.
This program is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Rome E.C.O. Center: 393 Riverside Pkwy NE, Rome, GA 30161

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