2021 Great Tree Summit

  • March 13, 2021
  • 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Virtual

Organization: Taking Root

Join us for the

2021 Great Tree Summit on Zoom!

Learn about local tree and forest initiatives and opportunities that may inspire you and gather new insights for keeping more of the trees we have. There will be fantastic presentations, awards, and exchanges of information for all!

Keynote Presentation:

Trees Atlanta, Overview of Metro Impact and Unique Urban Beltline Arboretum by Greg Levine

PROGRAM: 9AM to 12:30PM

9:00 Welcome and Taking Root Updates - Kris Stone, Taking Root President

9:15 Keynote: Trees Atlanta, Overview of Metro Impact and Unique Urban Beltline Arboretum - Greg Levine

10:20 Invasives Management Update: Callery Pear - Theresa Culley, University of Cincinnati, Department of Biological Sciences and Chair of the Ohio Invasive Plants Council

11:30 2021 Taking Root Awards Presentations

11:40 Local Tree & Forest Initiatives

Mill Creek Alliance - Restoring Our Riparian Corridor - Bruce Koehler

Cooper Creek Initiative of the Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District - Adam Lehmann

Northern Kentucky Urban and Community Forestry Council Update - Liz Fet

Dearborn County and the Purdue Extension Office Update - John Hawley

Trees Make A Difference Team - Gayle Ficken-Clarke and Bobbi Strangfeld

Ohio Native Plant Month Tree Planting Initiative - Nancy Linz

Open Discussion - Bring your organizational update to share!

12:30 Closing Remarks


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