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The Changing Urban Forest
Description: Urban forests are constantly changing, but are also facing numerous threats that may accelerate change in the coming years. This presentation will discuss the current state of urban forests, the threats they face and how they are likely to change in the coming years.
Bio: David Nowak is a Senior Scientist and Team Leader with the USDA Forest Service, Northern Research Station in Syracuse, NY. His research investigates urban forest structure, health, and change, and its effect on human health and environmental quality. He has authored over 350 publications and leads teams developing the i-Tree software suite that quantifies the benefits and values from vegetation globally.