METRIA 2

Proceedings of the Second Conference of the Metropolitan Tree Improvement Alliance

Cleveland, Ohio
October 11-12, 1979

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Preface

The Proceedings of the Second Technical Conference of the Metropolitan Tree Improvement Alliance (METRIA II) were prepared
primarily from transcripts of the tapes of the meetings, which required extensive editing.


Acknowledgements

The officers and members of METRIA gratefully acknowledge the cooperation and support of the organizations that made
METRIA II a success: the City of Cleveland for offering the use of the meeting facilities in their Garden Center; Mr. Ralph
Veverka for arranging the tour of Cleveland's street trees; Mr. William Hendricks for the tour of Lake County Nursery
Exchange; and the U.S. Forest Service, Northeastern area, for providing the funds for publishing these proceedings.

Frank S. Santamour, Jr., Program Chairman
Larry J. Kuhns, Proceedings Editor

Contents

Introduction

Tour of Cleveland's Street Trees

Arboretum Panel
R. Henry Norweb, Jr., Chairman
Peter Bristol
T. Davis Sydnor
George Ware
Questions and Answers

Nurserymen's Panel
William Collins, Chairman
William Flemer, III
William Heard
William Hendricks
Questions and Answers

Municipal Arborists Panel
Ralph Veverka, Chairman
James Evans
Bluett Green
Robert Miller
Questions and Answers

METRIA PANEL
Henry Gerhold, Chairman
Ray Brush
Alden Townsend
Richard Abbott
Lewis Chadwick
Discussion

Summary Table of the Selected Plants

The Committees' Choices - The Best of the Selections

Attendance List


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