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Applications and Data

A file download & exchange area for computer applications, database or spreadsheet templates, GIS data, and Palm Pilot or other handheld programs.

These programs or data are all in the public domain and may be used as-is or modified if the source code is included.

Changing Roles: WUI Professional Development Program

Natural resource agencies are being called upon to provide solutions to increasingly complex challenges at the wildland-urban interface (WUI). Communities are growing rapidly, landowners’ management goals often conflict, residents may not understand the benefits of resource management, and the resulting risks to environmental quality and human quality of life are becoming more apparent. To help meet these needs, the Southern Group of State Foresters led a partnership with the USDA Forest Service, InterfaceSouth, the University of Florida, School of Forest Resources and Conservation, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to develop this WUI professional development program. This program provides state and federal natural resource agencies with a set of flexible resources to conduct their own training programs, aimed toward building skills and tools to successfully tackle WUI issues.

Decision Support Systems
Library

This virtual library holds a wide range of urban forestry resources including: research abstracts and full text journal articles, trade magazine articles, CDs, other technology transfer resources, books (or chapters of books), patents, ordinances, theses and dissertations, and conference proceedings.

NUCFAC Projects

Completed research and technology projects recommended by the National Urban & Community Forestry Advisory Council (NUCFAC) for USDA Forest Service funding.

Recent Presentations
Urban forestry presentations that have downloadable PowerPoint or PDF copies that you may use as-is, or modify for your local community.

Urban forestry presentations may be connected with an event in the event calendar and also with the UFSe speakers database. Or they may be independent of the event calendar in which case the event and speaker details are listed in the detailed presentation description.

Publications

These publications provide information about research and technology transfer activities of Center employees and our partners, including technical reports, journal articles, proceedings, theses/technical papers, and abstracts. Title, type of publication, and links to abstracts and on-line versions of the publications are provided below. We also have hardcopies of several publications you can request at no cost.

Note: You will need Adobe Reader to view many of these publications.

Management Plans

This section of Urban Forestry South provides access to the Urban Forest Management Planning library of urban forestry strategic and management plans from various communities around the country.

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