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MNPS Monthly Program: Tiny Forests, Big Results? by Joe Chambers and Andrew Putnam

  • 02/27/2024
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Zoom Meeting


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Tiny Forests, Big Results? Testing the Miyawaki Tiny Forest Concept in Urban Landscapes

Speakers: Joe Chambers and Andrew Putnam


We can accommodate the first 300 people who enter the Zoom meeting at the meeting time. After you register, you will receive a registration confirmation email with a link to the Zoom meeting. Registering does not guarantee a space in the Zoom meeting. 

CHAMBERS will discuss early results observed in native plant composition and wildlife use of tiny forests over time. PUTNAM will describe the process of planting and maintaining a tiny forest. For more information on tiny forests, see New York Times article

CHAMBERS: Joe is a registered Landscape Architect with 30 years of experience in urban, landscape and architectural design. He has worked extensively on large scale master planning and built landscape projects. He has also taught at Penn State and Rutgers Universities where he researched and wrote about landscape construction and the work of Frederick Law Olmsted. Joe is the leader of MKSK’s LAB for Climate and Biodiversity Resilience. PUTNAM: Andrew is a Certified Arborist and Superintendent of Urban Forestry and Landscapes for Cambridge Massachusett’s Public Works, for 5 years. He has been responsible for implementing the majority of the Urban Forestry Master Plan.

Zoom opens at 7:00PM for pre-program board update and member Q&A. Presentations begin at 7:30PM and generally run until 8:45PM. 

The program is free and open to the public.

This will be recorded and available on our Webinars page.

The program is free and open to the public.

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