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New Bedford Science Café
September 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Two New Bedford arborists will discuss: “Let’s Talk Trees—New Bedford Trees!” Justin Ohlson, the city’s Forestry Superintendent, and Chancery Perks, Conservation Agent, are passionate stewards of New Bedford’s urban forest. They will share fascinating details about the city’s native trees and matching soils, its storied tree history, its successful adopt-a-tree program, and its ongoing campaign to plant trees, & more trees, to help combat urban heat islands are worsening due to global warming. Our partner for this event is DATMA/Massachusetts Design Art Technology Institute, which this season is examining the importance of SHELTER – shelter provided by trees, in this instance. www.datma.org