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Urban forest related surveys of elected officials

This collection of articles focuses on community officials' attitudes toward urban forest related issues.

These studies summarize elected officials' perceptions and attitudes toward trees in communities as well as hurdles preventing funding for urban forest programs. The questions found in these studies could help one to develop their own survey for their community's elected officials and municipal department directors.

Gauging Public Opinion of Urban Trees and the Community Forest
The purpose of this document is to provide some basic questions to include in a survey for the public and for elected officials.
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Keeping up the urban forest: Predictors of tree maintenance in small southern towns in the United States
The purpose of this study is to analyze predictors of successful tree maintenance programs among Southern U.S. towns.
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Utah's Community Forests: Results of a Survey of Utah Towns and Cities to Determine Characteristics of Urban & Community Forestry Programs
 
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Illinois Small Community Tree Programs: Attitudes, Status, and Needs
The objective of this survey was to obtain information on the status and needs of programs for managing public shade and street trees in the small communities of Illinois.
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Community tree programs in Illinois, U.S.: a statewide survey and assessment
 
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Status, needs, and knowledge levels of Mississippi's communities relative to urban forestry
This project’s goals were to identify the past and current involvement and future interest levels among Mississippi’s small to large communities for urban forestry programs and assistance.
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Urban and Community Forestry in Oregon: Results of the 2004 City Survey
 
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