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Urban Forestry in the South: Trends and Future Opportunities

A presentation at the TreeSC Annual Conference in Charleston, SC.

This presentation looked at the past 30 years and the changes in demographics, and urban forestry programs and management in the South.  From that baseline, the presentation looked at megatrends on the horizon that will or should shape urban forest management.

The trends include:

  1. Urban Growth and Demand for Land
  2. Issues of Scale
  3. Technology and Nature
  4. Public Policy
  5. Ecosystem Services
  6. Energy and Climate Change
  7. Biophilic Urbanism
  8. Resilience, Adaptation, and Mitigation
  9. Consilience
  10. Co-evolution -  New Framework


Click here for a much smaller PDF copy of this Powerpoint.

Date Released/Presented
Oct 29, 2010
Urbanization, Public Policy, Urban Forest Management
Megatrends, Coevolution, TreesSC, Co-evolution, Trees SC
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