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What is Urban Forestry South?

The Urban Forestry South (UFS) is a cooperative effort that integrates Forest Service Research, State and Private Forestry and the National Forest Systems, and works closely with the Interface South, universities, State forestry agencies, Cooperative Extension Service, non-profit organizations and others to meet the needs of customers in the south.

In 1997, the Southern Research Station and Southern Region of the USDA Forest Service (Atlanta) responded to emerging issues related to: Changing land use patterns, Loss of forest canopy, Increased urbanization, Changing demographics,and created Urban Forestry South which is located on the UGA Campus in Athens, Georgia.

D.R. Hartel
USDA Forest Service
Mar 17, 2004
Technology Transfer
Southern (USDA FS)
U&CF, UFS, Urban forestry, Center
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