Coming up on Monday, May 15, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., the University of Washington Botanic Gardens (UWBG) and PlantAmnesty will be hosting the 5th Annual Urban Forest Symposium. Held at the Center for Urban Horticulture, this year’s symposium will focus on the theme of “Trees and Views,” a contentious issue that often pits view seekers against tree lovers.
Sessions range from “The Aesthetics of Views” to “Views and Laws” to “Trees, Views and Slope Stability.” The symposium draws on a host of experts and practitioners in the field, and topics target a wide range of interested parties, including arborists, attorneys, municipalities, planners, developers, tree advocates and HOAs.
Registration is $75 per person, and lunches are available for $15 (or free for the first 100 registrants). A limited number of seats are still available, and lunch ordering will be available until Wednesday, May 8.
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