MOSAF Spring Technical Tour and Meeting
April 24 - 25, 2023 Note: dress for the weather, we will go out rain or shine.
The tour will cover Community Forestry Practices with Local Experts leading the sessions. On the 24th, we will learn about Cornell University (CU) Structural soil, suspended pavement systems, e.g. Silva Cells, bioswales, porous pavement systems, demonstration plantings, urban trees and stormwater abatement, etc. On the 25th, we will learn about the similarities and differences in the management of a community forest as compared to forested acreage. We will visit several sites to view active community forestry management including an Intro to Beyond Housing and the MDC cooperative agreement; the importance of community forestry management in underserved areas, Site visits (CU structural soil around existing trees, managing construction around existing trees) and have opportunity to visit the Missouri Forest ReLeaf Nursery.