Did you know? Trees filter stormwater, sequester carbon, and help reduce heating and cooling costs. They also help create a sense of place, as we see here in the City of Oaks. Our speakers will share information about caring for trees in an urban environment and will answer questions about the City of Raleigh’s Urban Forestry Program.
About our speakers
Jill Jonnes is the author of “Urban Forests: A Natural History of Trees and People in the American Cityspace.”
Zach Manor is the urban forester for the City of Raleigh.
Connect Raleigh program
The Connect Raleigh program series features local and nationally known experts who speak about innovative topics and trends happening in Raleigh. Topics include smart growth, placemaking, sustainability, civic innovation, and many others. The series is organized by the City of Raleigh.
This event was created as part of the Connect Raleigh series in partnership with the Museum of Natural Sciences.