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February 18, 2016 | Panayoti Kelaidis, Senior Curator & Director of Outreach

For the third year, Denver Botanic Gardens is joining with the Chester M. Alter Arboretum of the University of Denver and Denver City Forestry to stage a symposium on Tree Diversity. This year’s symposium will focus on the design of city plantings: how to pick the right tree for our difficult high plains conditions and the proper planting sites.

Thursday, March 3, 2016, 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
York Street
$75 Adult, $40 Student - includes all programming and lunch
Learn more and register

There are five presentations:

  • Guy Sternberg, America’s leading authority on oaks and urban trees, will speak about seeing trees with a broad new perspective.
  • David Cristiani, a landscape architect from southern New Mexico, will speak about “Dryland trees.”
  • Linda Chalker-Scott from Seattle will speak about the culture of trees.
  • James Klett from CSU will speak about his lifetime’s research on trees for Colorado.
  • Sonia John and Mike Kintgen will report on tree performance after our last few killer winters.

This is a conference NOT to be missed!


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