According to the Pocono District of Penn State Extension, an Introduction to Tree Risk Assessment for Communities webinar will be held on April 2, from noon to 1:30 p.m.

Too often, municipal tree commissions and staff are unaware of the risks associated with defective trees, which can cause personal injury and property damage. Interest in tree risk assessment and mitigation has increased in recent years due to safety and liability concerns resulting from preventable accidents.

This webinar is designed to assist municipalities understand the techniques for evaluating trees for defects and strategies for mitigating risk while maintaining tree health. Join the webinar at https://meeting.psu.edu/pacommunityforestry.

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