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“Olmsted & the Urban Forest” featuring Barbara Deutsch, FASLA

April 26, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

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In celebration of Arbor Day and Frederick Law Olmsted’s birthday, the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy, in partnership with Delaware North, invites you to join us for our third annual Arbor Day Lecture. This year, Barbara Deutsch, FASLA, Executive Director of the Landscape Architecture Foundation in Washington, D.C., will discuss Olmsted’s passion for urban forests and the value of trees in our cities.

This Arbor Day Lecture is made possible by Delaware North.

Friday, April 26, 2019
The Westin, Louis Ballroom
250 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14202

Noon to 12:30 p.m. — Registration and Networking
12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. — Presentation and Discussion

This is a free event. Space is limited. Lunch will be provided.

Barbara Deutsch, FASLA, has a diverse background in both the private and not-for-profit sector. She brings ten years of award-winning marketing experience from IBM before making a career change to become a landscape architect. This experience was influential in the development of LAF’s Landscape Performance Series strategic research initiative. Prior to LAF, Barbara worked on re-greening cities from Hong Kong to Washington, DC. She served most recently as an Associate Director for BioRegional’s OnePlanet Communities program in Washington, DC to deliver Zero Carbon, Zero Waste, Livable communities. In addition, she served as Senior Director of Casey Trees where she led the 2002 Street Tree Inventory, Citizen Forester Program, and 1425 K Street Green Roof Demonstration Project. She was principal investigator for the award-winning EPA Grant “The Green Build-out Model: Quantifying the Stormwater Management Benefits of Trees and Green Roofs in Washington, DC”, which has helped inform EPA’s proposed new stormwater ruling and the District of Columbia’s stormwater planning and programs.

Barbara earned a B.S. in Commerce from the University of Virginia, a Master’s in Landscape Architecture from the University of Washington, and was awarded a Loeb Fellowship at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

Delaware North

This Arbor Day Lecture is made possible by Delaware North.


April 26, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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The Westin Buffalo
250 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14202 United States
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