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A Forest Grows in Chester County

March 16, 2023 @ 7:00 pm 8:30 pm EDT

Explore strategies for reforesting our landscapes in Chester County.

A Forest Grows in Chester County

Thursday, March 16, 7 – 8:30 PM

Rachael Griffith, Sustainability Director, Chester County Planning Commission

In 2021, the Chester County Commissioners adopted a Climate Action Plan which sets bold targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions by both county government and the greater community. Strategies like reforesting our landscapes are featured prominently in the Plan. Hear an overview of the Climate Action Plan; how trees fit into this plan; new tree cover mapping and analysis; and current efforts to promote woodland stewardship and address urban heat islands. Discover tree planting and other resources available for homeowners maintaining their own backyard forest.

Free of charge | Virtual event

This virtual lecture is a part of our Third Thursday Lecture series


March 16, 2023
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm EDT