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Urban Forestry South is the technology transfer center for the southern region.

Urban Forestry South (UFS) works closely with universities, state forestry agencies, state and local U&CF programs, Cooperative Extension Service, and nonprofit organizations. Primary partners for Urban Forestry South include the Society of Municipal Arborists, the International Society of Arboriculture, the National Arbor Day Foundation, and the Southern Group of State Foresters. In addition, they work collaboratively with other U&CF centers in the mid-Atlantic, the Northeast, and the mid-West.

The primary focus includes:

  • urban tree inventory systems
    • i-Tree Eco
    • Urban Tree Canopy
  • urban forestry environmental services
  • green infrastructure
  • disaster planning, mitigation, response, and recovery
  • field technology for inventory & management (smartphones)
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