This past year of extreme weather has created a new reality in the types of plants needed for urban forests, parks and gardens. Not only must they have more diverse weather tolerance, but also be more wildlife, people and environmentally friendly. Participants will have a better perspective on trees and plants that are more drought, heat and weather tolerant for future landscape designs and for use in parks, urban forests and gardens. They will learn more about the capacity of trees to sequester carbon, produce oxygen and help cool temperatures. They will also gain a greater understanding of trees’ relationships to wildlife and people. Worth 1 CEC.