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What is urban forestry?

Urban forestry is the planning for, and management of trees (individually and collectively) in urban settings or developed areas. Urban forestry advocates the role of trees as a critical component of the urban environment; i.e. green infrastructure.

Arboriculture refers to the care and maintenance of individual trees (e.g. planting, pruning, fertilization, removal).

Authors
D.R. Hartel
Attribution
USDA FS
Date
Mar 16, 2004
Sub-Topics
Urban Forest Management
State(s)/Region(s)
National
Keywords
Urban forest management
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