How Trees Can Help the World: Re-treeing Communities and Making the World a Cooler Place to Live Part 1

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Moderator Mike Nowak chats with leading experts from The Morton Arboretum and across the United States about how cities and suburbs are leading the effort to combat global change, turning to trees to ensure their communities are healthier, cooler, and more sustainable places to live. Find out ways that you can get involved and influence your communities.

Panelists: Chuck Cannon, PhD – Director of the Center for Tree Science at The Morton Arboretum Colleen Murphy-Dunning – Director of the Hixson Center for Urban Ecology and the Urban Resources Initiative at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies in New Haven, Conn Bill Schlesinger, PhD – Biogeochemist and president emeritus at the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies in Millbrook, New York Lydia Scott – Director of the Chicago Region Trees Initiative (CRTI), a collaboration between The Morton Arboretum and approximately 165 partner organizations across the region Jeff Walk, PhD – Director of conservation at The Nature Conservancy in Chicago