TREES: A Potpourri – Climate Adapted Species, Common Problems, and Extreme Weather with Lisa Smith

In this webinar, we learn more about how to care for our trees in the extreme climate of Southern California, though these tips could be applied anywhere really. Learn more about more appropriate tree selection for extreme climates. We thank Lisa Smith for being an excellent presenter and generous resource.


Lisa Smith is a Board Certified Master Arborist and Registered Consulting Arborist and owner of The Tree Resource, a southern California tree-consulting firm, providing all aspects of tree management and preservation. She began almost thirty years ago, working for one of the nations largest tree contractors, providing arboricultural programs for projects throughout southern California, working in many arenas of the tree industry, from installation, large-scale maintenance, IPM (Integrated Pest Management), pruning guidelines, and risk management as a Board Certified Master Arborist and Qualified Tree Risk Assessor. She enjoys providing educational opportunities for industry professionals and affiliate green groups, including teaching for the UCLA Extension Landscape Architecture program. As past president of the Western Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture, Lisa also remains active on the board.

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