The Urban Forest: From Science to Poetry


Join the NCC for a discussion on the urban forest and the vital role it plays in the city. This oresentation 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.

Moderator: Michael Rosen, Registered Professional Forester, and President, Tree Canada


  • Dr. Tom Smiley, Bartlett Tree Research Laboratory, Charlotte, North Carolina, and Clemson University
  • 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, February 16, 2016
6 pm to 8 pm


Capital Urbanism Lab
100 Sparks Street, 4th Floor
Ottawa, Ontario

BOOK EARLY, limited space. Please RSVP to Registration is first-come, first-served, and closes at noon on Monday, February 15.

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.

Questions or Comments?

If you have any questions or comments, please contact us.

Telephone: 613-239-5000 or 1-800-465-1867 (toll-free)
TTY: 613-239-5090 or 1-866-661-3530 (toll-free)
Fax: 613-239-5063

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