ONLINECaring for Trees to Care For Our World: An Environmental Justice Symposium

Next Event: February 27, 2022 $18.00
(Photo: kazuend/Unsplash)
(Photo: kazuend/Unsplash)

Three 90-minute sessions will feature expert speakers discussing problems or issues related to environmental justice and solutions involving trees, a lynchpin to the health and sustainability of our environment.

The topics will range from contemporary work in which the experts are engaged to religious, philosophic or historic knowledge and expertise. A resulting white paper will explore the problems and solutions to make recommendations for an environmental justice platform focused on caring for our trees in order to better care for our world.

Session 1: 10-11:30 a.m.

  • Kristin Ace, Shade Tree Commission of Morristown, N.J.
  • William Doyle, Waltham Conservation Commission
  • Ernest Ruzicka, landscape architecture degree from Temple University
  • Lance Ebel, Newleaf Environmental (land management)
  • Brad Baker, White Oak Consulting (landscape design and horticultural education

Session 2: 1-2:30 p.m.

  • Cydney Abnet, Wellesley College student
  • Adam Green, park ranger, Waltham Recreation Department
  • George Darcy, Waltham City Council
  • David Meshoulam, Speak for the Trees Boston
  • Jonathan Paz, Waltham City Council

Session 3: 5-6:30 p.m.

  • Rabbi David Finkelstein, Temple Beth Israel, Waltham
  • Arthur Warsoff, Tree Utah
  • Rabbi Katy Allen, Jewish Climate Action Network – MA
  • Closing speaker to be announced

Agenda subject to change. Your registration gives you access to all sessions, and you may come and go as you like. As a registrant, you will receive an advanced copy of the resulting white paper before it is released to the public.

You can choose to pay the requested fee or another amount. If you choose a lower amount, note “Event Participation Fund” in the explanation. If you pay above the requested fee, the extra amount will be a donation to the fund. The fee you choose remains private. This allows us to include all participants regardless of ability to pay.

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Sunday, February 27, 2022, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Sunday, February 27, 2022, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Sunday, February 27, 2022, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

$18.00 Requested donation

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