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TREES AND PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD: AN HISTORIC PERSPECTIVE

October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

 

TREES AND PEOPLE AROUND THE WORLD: AN HISTORIC PERSPECTIVE 

on Tuesday, October 30 at 7pm at the Newton Free Library in the Druker
Auditorium 

Explore the relationship of trees and people around the world as well as
the historic significance of some of our very own native trees.  Many
cultures consider trees sacred because of their daily interdependence,
something that we've lost in today's modern world.  See first hand, how
people's lives depend on trees for food, protection, fuel, medicine,
religion, shelter and even transportation.  Learn about interesting
concepts such as cosmic trees and trees of life.  Share images from over
40 years of worldwide travel through the eyes of a true tree lover. 

Matthew Foti is the President of Matthew R. Foti Landscape Design &
Construction, Inc.  He has been an active member of the Massachusetts
tree care industry for more than 40 years. He is an UMass graduate and
past president of The Massachusetts Arborist Association and a certified
arborist.  Matt received the VISTA Award from the Massachusetts
Arborists Association in 2002, recognizing outstanding tree care
professionals who demonstrate: Vision, Integrity, Service, Talent and
Action.  

As featured arborist for WGBH's This Old House from 1988 to 2015, Matt
has provided tree care advice to millions of viewers. 

When Matt is not pioneering new tree care methods, he is searching out
old trees in remote corners of the world.