The Urban Forest: From Science to Poetry

The Urban Forest: From Science to Poetry
The Urban Forest: From Science to Poetry

Join us for a discussion on the urban forest and the vital role it plays in the city. We will explore the benefits of the urban forest in terms of community health and regional biodiversity, as well as the aesthetic and ecological benefits it provides.

This event on the urban forest is presented by the National Capital Commission (NCC) in the Capital Urbanism Lab.

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Moderator: Christie Spence, Acting Director, Québec Urban Lands and Gatineau Park


  • Michael Rosen, Registered Professional Forester, and President, Tree Canada
  • Dr. Jérôme Dupras, Université du Québec en Outaouais
  • Diana Beresford-Kroeger, author and scientist

The public will have the opportunity to address their comments and questions to our expert panel.


Tuesday, May 17, 2016
6 pm to 8 pm


Capital Urbanism Lab
40, Elgin Street, 2nd Floor
Ottawa, Ontario

BOOK EARLY, limited space. Registration is first-come, first-served, and closes at noon on Monday, May 16.

Simultaneous translation will be available.

Universally accessible. Please let us know if you have any special needs.

Thank you for your interest in the National Capital Commission.

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