Dr. Jenise M. Bauman is a restoration ecologist studying native trees in restoration. In her talk, she will investigate the response of native and introduced tree species to climate change. This includes local, regional, and global changes in tree composition. Dr. Bauman will discuss strategies in restoration ecology with regard to tree selection and planting methods used to establish trees in disturbed ecosystems. She will conclude on the initiatives of The City of Poulsbo’s Tree Board preservation of urban trees and urban ecological projects initiated by Western Washington University’s Huxley College of the Environment.