F801 Fall 2018 Caring for the Trees and Forest of Fairfax County
Tuesdays, 11:50–1:15, Oct. 16–Nov. 6
Instructor: Joan Allen, Hugh Whitehead, Greg Bacon
Coordinator: Fred Kaiser
Trees and forests provide significant natural and social benefits to our community. For over 30 years, through science, education and partnerships, Fairfax County has been raising awareness about the importance of trees by promoting the compatibility between developed and natural communities. Topics that will be discussed include tree preservation, planting and maintaining trees, tree mapping and surveys, as well as insect and pest infestations.
- Oct. 16: Challenges facing Fairfax County trees and forests and how you can help.
- Oct. 23: Selection, planting, care, and maintenance of trees in Fairfax County.
- Oct. 30: Pests and diseases, including exotic species affecting trees.
- Nov. 6: The role of technology in identifying the managing and mapping of trees in Fairfax County.
is a geographic information systems and mapping analyst for Fairfax County. Joan Allen
is an urban forester in the Urban Forest Management Division of Fairfax County. Hugh Whitehead
is an urban forester in the Urban Forest Management Division, of Fairfax County.