BC Recreation and Parks Association

Contemporary Challenges in Urban Forestry - From Theory to Practice
March 2, 2017 - 8:30am - 11:30am
Coast Hotel and Convention Centre
20393 Fraser Hwy
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From strategic planning to implementation, this interactive session focuses on the realities of implementing urban forestry plans on the site level, including forestry / tree management and tree planting.  The purpose will be to investigate some of the challenges in terms of the realities of daily practice through a Q&A session leading to a participatory exercise. Participants will be fully engaged in this session and will have an opportunity to share their experiences with other delegates. Aidan french is an international speaker and is a past president of the Irish Landscape Institute (ILI), the professional body representing landscape architects in Ireland.  .Aidan is currently chair of the ILI's Working Group on Bue-Green Infrastructure. Ai