- 10:30 Welcome Carroll Simon, Acting President and CEO Buffalo Science Museum
- 10:45 Overview of Forum Lynda Schneekloth, Urban Design Project, UB President, Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper
- 10:50 Invited Guests David Nowak, PhD. USDA Forest Service, Northern Forest Experiment Station The Multiple Values of an Urban Forest and Martin Jaffe, Director, Urban Planning and Policy Program, University of Illinois, Chicago Chicago's Experiments and Experience in Urban Forests
- 11:30 Community Community Leaders will each speak briefly on their response to the storm and their plans for the urban forest with responses by our guests.
- Jay Burney, BuffaloTrees and Learning Sustainability Campaign
- David Colligan, Chair, ReForest Buffalo; CoChair Re-Tree WNY
- Tim Fulton, Director of Operations, Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy
- Paul Mauer, ReTree WNY
- Oswaldo Mestre, Director, City of Buffalo Division of Citizen's Services
- G. William Page, UB Department of Urban and Regional Planning
- 12:15 Open Questions and Comments from the Floor Discussion
Big Tree Meeting
Tomorrow morning at the Science Museum a community forum on Buffalo's trees.