February 2009


“Trees and Ice Storms: Developing Ice Storm Resistant Urban Tree Populationswith Richard Hauer, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.  Along with fires and wind, ice storms are a frequent and major natural disturbance factor in many areas of the country.  This webcast introduced the issue of  making urban forests less susceptible to the damage from ice storms and winter weather events.   This webcast brings you up to date on the latest research findings and outline resource materials that will help you prepare for the next catastrophic event.

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