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State of the Urban Forest

May 25, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join Tacoma Tree Foundation for a special in-person conversation focused on tree canopy and climate connections in Tacoma.

  • Kristi Lynett, City of Tacoma Sustainability Officer for the City of Tacoma, will discuss the impact that climate change is having in our community and the role of trees in making us more resilient.

  • Mike Carey, Urban Forest Program Manager for the City of Tacoma, will share about recent progress on tree policy and programs at the city level.

  • Lowell Wyse, Executive Director of Tacoma Tree Foundation (TTF), will talk about the many ways that TTF is working to educate the public about urban forestry and create “tree equity” across the South Sound.

This panel will be held at the University of Washington Tacoma and moderated by Pierce County Council Member Ryan Mello. Suggested donations of $15 or more will support Tacoma Tree Foundation programs.


University of Washington Tacoma Campus
1900 Commerce Street
Tacoma, WA 98402 United States
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