Sculpture garden by Peter Walker
Presented by Bartlett Tree Experts and the Chicago Botanic Garden
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Trees are integral to landscape design and help create an enduring sense of place.
Join keynote speaker Peter Walker, FASLA, senior partner of PWP Landscape Architecture and co-designer of the National September 11 Memorial, along with professionally diverse, nationally recognized experts at a daylong symposium on legacy trees.
Explore trees as engines of economic development with research social scientist Kathleen Wolf, Ph.D., how pests affect the sustainability of the urban forest with entomologist Michael Raupp, Ph.D., legacy trees in historic Chicago parks with preservationist Julia Bachrach, and the challenges of urban soils with tree researcher Kelby Fite, Ph.D.
Network with landscape architects, architects, planners, parks professionals, grounds managers and more.
Enjoy a day at the Garden
When was the last time you toured the Chicago Botanic Garden at the peak of its beauty? This symposium is your chance. Choose from four walking tours and learn about the different gardens and their challenges. Cap off the day with a reception and free Hot Summer Nights performance by country artists Pamela Rose and Windy City Country.
A day of fresh ideas. A day of new connections. A day at the Garden.