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Landscaping: Fertilizing Trees and Shrubs
Describes when and how much to fertilize landscape trees and shrubs.
Landscaping and Utilities: Problems, Prevention, and Plant Selection
Discusses possible shrub and tree conflicts with below and above ground utilities, along with ways to prevent such problems.
GreenWorks! is the community action service learning component of PLT, built around action projects that partner educators, students, and the community in an effort to understand, respect, and improve the world around us.
Maine Tree Species Fact Sheet: Eastern Cottonwood
Fact sheet describing the Eastern cottonwood tree.
Maine Tree Species Fact Sheet: Jack Pine
Fact sheet describing the jack pine tree.
Planning Your Way to the Best Urban Forest (Webcast)
For local public policymakers responsible for decisions affecting urbanization, the problem is not solely about getting the city or a developer to plant more trees, but rather one of balancing gray and green infrastructure.
Emerald Ash Borer Locations
US and Canadian locations of Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus planipennis) as of September 16, 2010.
Affordable Housing and Trees (Webcast)
Affordable housing is about building homes that are accessible to employment and educational opportunities, and that people of limited means can afford to own, operate, and maintain over the long-term, creating stable, strong communities. Part of that equation is ensuring that homes are efficient- designed and built in a sustainable way to minimize their environmental impact and to reduce utility costs- and healthy- environments that improve air quality, have access to recreational opportunities, and are safe.
Maine Tree Species Fact Sheet: Scotch Pine
Fact sheet describing the scotch pine tree.
Maine Tree Species Fact Sheet: Quaking Aspen
Fact sheet describing the quaking aspen tree.
Energy Saving Landscapes: The Minnesota Homeowner's Guide
A booklet that describes how to save energy by strategically placing trees.
Talking Trees An Urban Forestry Toolkit for Local Governments
Toolkit that describes the benefits of the urban forest and outlines policy guidelines to move toward achieving a sustainable urban ecosystem.
EEI's Summer 2000 Successes
Wings Initiative, Learn About Programs, and Rainbow Stewards Reach 240 Youth in the Eagle Eye Institutes Summer 2000 successes.
Learning from Social Networks: A Study in Landowner Decision Making (Webcast)
This webcast featured David B. Kittredge, PhD, Professor and Extension Forester at the University of Massachusetts/Amherst
Marketing & Communications- Part II: Strategy & Public Relations (Webcast)
Nonprofit marketing can be thought of as exchanges of one value for another.
Firewood and Insects
This factsheet contains information on insects that are brought into homes with firewood.
Managing Wet Weather With Green Infrastructure - Water Quality Scorecard
The two main goals of this tool are to: (1) help communities protect water quality by identifying ways to reduce the amount of stormwater flows in a community and (2) educate stakeholders on the wide range of policies and regulations that have water quality implications.
SmartGrowth and Urban Forestry (Webcast)
Smart Growth intersects with urban forestry on many levels: energy costs, crime, livability/sustainability, and more. Urban design is no longer isolated solely to buildings.
A New Hampshire Plant Palette
This factsheet contains information on over 25 underutilized and underappreciated trees, shrubs, and vines that work well as urban landscape plants.
Maine Tree Species Fact Sheet: Hawthorn
Fact sheet describing the hawthorn tree.
Maine Tree Species Fact Sheet: Boxelder
Fact sheet describing the boxelder tree.
Maine Tree Species Fact Sheet: Red Maple
Fact sheet describing the red maple tree.
Maine Tree Species Fact Sheet: White Pine
A factsheet on the white pine tree.
Stem Bleeding of Coconut Palm
2-page fact sheet describing disease of coconut palm
Selecting a Tree Care Professional
Fact sheet that explains why and how to hire an arborist
i-Tree Eco Complete Inventory Data Dictionary (for Trimble Software)
This data dictionary (used for GPS units running TerraSync) is formatted to be used with the EcoShape conversion tool.
Maine Tree Species Fact Sheet: White Spruce
A fact sheet describing the white spruce tree.
Maine Tree Species Fact Sheet: White Birch
Fact sheet describing the white birch tree.
Maine Tree Species Fact Sheet: Red Spruce
A fact sheet describing the red spruce tree.
Trees and Transportation (Webcast)
Trees and landscape features that are located within the public right-of-way and adjacent to roadways in urban environments are often perceived by transportation officials as a safety risk.
Maine Tree Species Fact Sheet: Red Pine
Fact sheet about the red pine tree.
Emerald Ash Borer
A Forestry Research Applications Technical Note from the Canadian Forest Service.
Black Knot of Plum and Cherry
This fact sheet contains the effects of black knot, a common disease of Prunus spp. in Maine.
Planting Strategies for Energy Conservation
Flyer describing how to strategically place trees to reduce energy costs.
How to Bring 'Nature Explore' to Your Community
Tree City USA Bulletin No.47
Fertilizing Trees and Shrubs
This fact sheet describes why, when, and how to fertilize plants in your landscape.
Components of a Backyard Wildlife Habitat
Wildlife needs certain attributes to survive. This fact sheet introduces 16 components.
Exploring Social Demographic and Social Psychological Bases of Urban Park and Forest Visitation and Outdoor Recreation Characteristics Among Ethnic Minority Populations
Urban ethnic minority groups constitute an important and growing user segment of urban and community parks and forests.
Feasibility Study: The Urban Forest as a Biogenic Utility
This technology transfer explains the benefits of urban forests in Kent, OH.
Maine Tree Species Fact Sheet: Shagbark Hickory
Fact sheet describing the shagbark hickory.
Maine Tree Species Fact Sheet: Eastern redcedar
Fact sheet describing the Eastern redcedar tree
Leaf Spot Disease of Trees and Shrubs
This factsheet describes the general life cycle, symptoms, hosts, and control methods of fungi that cause leaf spot.
Heading Towards Sustainability- Part II: Community Orchards (Webcast)
Think globally, eat locally. A ready supply of fruit is more than just healthy. Community orchards may be part of the solution to helping reduce our footprint in several ways. For starters, having locally grown food nearby supports the immediate economy, saves a drive to the store, and less fossil fuel is burned. Combine community gardens with homeowners in low-income neighborhoods and you have a community-building, social-network-building, crime-fighting unit on your hands.
Growing Fruit Trees
This pamphlet describes what fruiting tree varieties are hardy in New Hampshire and states how to protect the tree from pests and diseases.
Forests First: Water Wins! in the Banklick Creek Watershed
This is a handbook for responsible management of forest and water resources.
Pruning Young Elms: Guiding American, Asian, and Hybrid Elms to Stately Maturity
Our Heritage of Community Trees
This booklet explains the history of urban forestry.
All About Minnesota's Forests and Trees: A Primer
Starting a Tree Group & Operating Sustainably (Webcast)
Citizen foresters around the country are working to make communities more livable for us all. ACT members, in particular, are on the cutting edge of emerging issues, working with government and business on SmartGrowth initiatives, engaging citizens to transform communities, and promoting workforce development in minority communities. One thing they all have in common is that they all started from the ground floor.
Fertilizing Urban Trees
This factsheet contains information on the best commercial formulation of fertilizer for urban areas.
Drought Tolerant Plants for New Hampshire Landscapes
This pamphlet provides a list of trees that are not only drought tolerant, but also cold hardy to zone 3 or 4, available locally, and are desirable landscape plants
Technology in the Urban Forest (Webcast)
If your mission is to restore, enhance, and protect the tree canopy of a given locality, then urban forestry technology tools can help you set and achieve ambitious goals using a suite of tools including Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and tree benefit calculators. Extrapolating the data into bottom line dollars and cents can be a powerful tool for gaining the attention of public officials.
Care of the Mature Backyard Apple Tree
This factsheet provides information on pruning, fertilization, and pest control for a healthy apple tree.
Old Cities/Green Cities: Communities Transform Unmanaged Land
This publication focuses on greening the city of Philadelphia.
Preventing Construction Damage to Municipal Trees
A manual to help point the way toward a more peacefull coexistence of the urban forest and the rest of the urban infrastructure.
i-Tree Eco Overview
This presentation is designed to give you a brief overview as to what i-Tree Eco (UFORE) does, what type of data to collect, and how to use the results.
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