Developing a Web-based Tree Identification Key

06-01-2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
SLO Vets Hall
Address: 801 Grand Ave, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401, USA

JUNE 1 IS OUR LAST MEETING TILL FALL

Developing a Web-based Tree Identification Key

The June speaker will be our McLeod scholarship grad student awardee, Kyle Nessen. Kyle’s project is in collaboration with CalFire to create a photographic key to tree identification on the Urban Forest Ecosystems Institute website.

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