Trees Rock in Rock Webcast Replay Available

The May UNRI Webcast session, Trees Rock in Rock, presented by  Christopher Starbuck, University of Missouri and Orjan Stal, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, on Wednesday, May 18, 2011 is now available for replay and download.  This very interesting webcast introduced the latest advancements in tree planting techniques, including an innovative technique that utilize stone aggregates as major portion of the planting medium, as well as a closer look at the process of bare root planting on a year round basis. Also introduced were innovative case-study examples used in Sweden to preserve large stature street trees.  These two topics provide timely information to a wide range of practitioners, researchers and managers. The tools introduced in the webcast represent the latest research findings related to cost-affordable urban forest planting techniques.

To view the replay, and to find support materials for the webcast, please visit

Northern Research Station
United States Department of Agriculture
USDA Forest Service


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