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A practical approach to urban forestry
Partnerships in urban forestry: cities and nonprofit tree planting organizations
Branching out through creative enterprise: the Trees New York experience
Establishing effective partnerships for managing urban forest wood waste
Regional technology transfer opportunities in urban and community forestry
Marketing the urban forest: an art of persuasion
Discusses the use of persuasive techniques and words in marketing urban forestry. [UMN]
Powerful greenspace marketing: more people, more results
Mitigating urban heat islands: a role for conservation easements
From slag heap to community forest
Sprawl and the management of urban greenfrastructure
Tree related subsidence of low rise buildings and the management options
Brownfields remediation through urban tree planting
The Right stuff: managing trees as green infrastructure on military installations
The Georgia Tree Project: demonstrating green infrastructure
Tree cops: the role of landscapes in crime prevention
Ergonomics of the city: green infrastrucure and social benefits
Integrating green infrastructure into urban development in China
School lands to neighborhood parks
Florida brings urban forestry into the classroom
Adopt-A-Tree: what to do with $6 million in tree money
One two tree
Count on kids: involving youth in urban forestry
The Bright green future of urban forest watershed management
Incorporating green into urban infrastructure
Protecting your tree program while complying with the Clean Water Act
GASB 34: urban natural resources as capital assets
A Tool for assessing urban forest structure, functions, and benefits
Trees & Turf: Compromising Performance and Values
Accelerating Stump Decay Processes
Stump Removal Methods
Crapemyrtle (Lagerstroemia spp.): Cultivar Characteristics
Tree Guidelines for Coastal Southern California Communities
Tracking restoration in natural and urban field settings
Protection of urban trees from trenching damage in compact city environments
Population Growth, Urban Expansion, and Private Forestry in Western Oregon
National urban forest cover mapping
Decay and canker caused by Inonotus rickii spreading on more urban tree species
Does land use affect our streams?
Evaluation of four methods for estimating leaf area of isolated trees
Street trees and rural conspecifics: Will long-lived trees reach full size in urban conditions?
Capture of Particulate Pollution by Trees: A Comparison of Species Typical of Semi-Arid Areas (Ficus nitida and Eucalyptus globulus) with European and North American Species
Ecological and aesthetic values in urban forest management
Are urban green spaces optimally distributed to act as places for social integration?
Timber Harvests and Forest Neighbors: The Urban Fringe Research Project at Oregon State University
Mapping variable-width streamside management zones for water quality protection
The Community Tree Ordinance
Republic of Shade: New England and the American Elm
Environmental Management Accounting - Purpose and Progress
Leaf phenology in 22 North American tree species during the 21st century
Discusses a model developed to predict tree species leaf out under two climate change scenarios. An illustration of research use of phenological event data.
Enfermedades Forestales en México
Identificación, biología y manejo de agentes (269) bióticos y abióticos que afectan los árboles y arbustos forestales en México.
Comparison of Urban Forest Inventory & Management Software Systems
This extension publication examines many of the tree inventory software systems available as of 2009.
STRATUM: Reference City Field Data Collection Protocols
A national assessment of the urban forest: an overview
Freeway roadside management: the urban forest beyond the white line
Quantifying the aesthetic benefits of urban forestry
Influence of wind loading on root system development and architecture in oak (Quercus robur L.) seedlings
Improved methods for quantifying potential nutrient interception by riparian buffers
Important Literature On Tree / Turf Culture
Identifying Live Oak Features
Identifying Characteristics Of Redbay (Persea borbonia)
Redbay (Persea borbonia) is a unique tree of the lower coastal plain of the southern and southeastern United States. (Figure 1) Redbay has many highly variable characteristics which have caused some historical and modern misidentification.
Identified Benefits of Community Trees and Forests
Identification & Silvics of Ginkgo
Identification of Woody Plants with Implanted Microchips
How Trees Age: Constraints of Size, Resource Control, & Growth
History of Southern Arboriculture: Past Lessons For Future Paths
Herbicide Transport in a Restored Riparian Forest Buffer System
Residential landscaping in Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.: practices and preference relative to covenants, codes, and restrictions
A benefit-cost analysis of ten street tree species in Modesto, California, U.S
Heat Stroke in Trees
Green Infrastructure: Linking Landscapes and Communities
Glossary of Arboricultural Terms English-Spanish/Spanish-English
This is a unique publication with twice the terms included in the 1st edition of 1999; totally revised. Arborists from Argentina, Colombia, Spain, Mexico, Puerto Rico and US worked on this. [IMZ]
Ginkgo Seed Collection & Preparation
Ginkgo: Eldest Tree Survivor
Georgia’s Native Pines (PINUS): General Information For Identification
Georgia Model Urban Forest
Georgia: A New Order -- Selected Demographic Trends Impacting Forest Resources Decision-Making
Geometry and orientation aspects in passive cooling of canyon streets with trees
Fungicide Sprays Affect Leaf Condition and Tree Appearance of Southern Magnolia
Forest Ecology Map Pack
Final Analysis and Recommendations: Feasibility Study of Urban Forest's Economic Value
Investigation of the feasibility of funding urban forest management through the sale of air pollution emission-reduction credits (ERCs).
Field Identification Of Sourwood Oxydendrum arboreum
Sourwood (Oxydendrum arboreum) is a native tree of the deep forest and forest edges. Sun, open well drained soil, and few competitors allow sourwood to thrive.
Fall Color Expression (revised)
Conditions leading to best fall colors in trees.
F&C Guide to Carbon Offsetting
A growing number of companies - including F&C - are choosing to offset their carbon emissions. But at the same time, questions are being raised about the intergrity of offsetting schemes.
Evaluating the impact of government land use policies on tree canopy coverage
This research looks at the relationship between tree canopy and local ordinances and policy in the Atlanta (GA) region.
Estimating Weights of Branch Segments
Estimating the reduction of urban PM10 concentrations by trees within an environmental information system for planners
A process to use a planning model to estimate pollutant removal with urban tree planting.
Equity in Urban Forest Management
Energy Efficiency Through Trees Act (Discussion Draft)
Alliance or Community Trees (ACT) is working with Congresswoman Matsui (D-CA) to create a program in the Department of Energy (DOE) to help utilities and nonprofit organizations plant shade trees for energy efficiency. Modeled after Sacramento Municipal Utility District's successful partnership with Sacramento Tree Foundation, Rep. Matsui's bill would provide focused support from DOE to plant trees in locations where direct energy savings can be achieved. [from ACT website]
Effects of Tree Cover on Parking Lot Microclimate and Vehicle Emissions
"A pilot study was performed to measure the difference in parking lot microclimate resulting from the presence or absence of shade tree cover. Microclimate data from contrasting shade regimes were then used as input to a motor-vehicle emissions model. Model results were used to estimate the potential for regional increases in parking lot tree cover to reduce motor-vehicle hydrocarbon and nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions."
Effects of 3 Trunk Support Systems on Growth of Young Pyrus calleryana Trees
Ecoplex Form, Structure and Function: Ecological Renovation Targets
Ecological Restoration: A Selected Bibliography
Ecological restoration is a critical component of addressing urban sites. Community forestry includes a strong management requirement for proper, ecological literate renovation of damaged or exhausted sites. This publication provides an entry into the literature from 1996 and older.
Ecological Renovation In Communities: Conceptual Underpinnings
The places where we live remain connected to natural life support processes. With land development, safety, and cultural issues, these lifelines become more strained. As we cleanse and sterilize our environment, the connections with other life, and associated sustaining processes, diminish. Our interconnections with the ecological framework around us is supplanted by artificial resource concentration and delivery systems.
Ecological Renovation: Assessment Steps For Development Sites
Effects of Short-term, High Exposure to Chlorine Gas on Morphology and Physiology of Pinus ponderosa and Pseudotsuga menziesii
Differential assimilation of nitrogen dioxide by 70 taxa of roadside trees at an urban pollution level
This research evaluated 70 roadside tree taxa for NO2 (nitrogen dioxide) assimilation.
Diagnosis of Phytophthora ramorum in Trees
Determining Tree-Available Water In Soils of Different Textures
Detecting defects in conifers with ground penetrating radar: Applications and challenges
An investigation of the ability of ground penetrating radar to detect decay in conifers.
Designating a greenbelt around the city of Riga, Latvia
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