Trees and Health: Growing the Solution
Come learn about exciting new nature and health research that impacts our community! Local experts will share their fascinating work on how trees can both diagnose and treat many of the community health challenges we face.
Geoffrey Donovan of the US Forest Service will dive into his study on how tree moss uncovered air pollution hot spots in Portland. He'll also talk about other local and national research that show trees can help us have healthier babies and can aid in living a longer life.
Vivek Shandas will discuss the role of emerging mapping technology for characterizing urban forests, and how it can help us better plan for human and ecological health when preserving and expanding the urban forests.
Come join us learning how we can create healthier communities by planting trees together.
Free! RSVP here
Located in the Lincoln Hall in Portland State University
Portland State University
1620 SW Park Avenue
Portland , OR 97201
Event Sponsor Friends of Trees