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An Urban Forestry Needs Assessment for Rapidly Urbanizing Florida: Assessing Community Perceptions and Attitudes Towards Urban and Urbanizing Forests

Author: Escobedo, F.; Northrop,R.; Seitz, J.A.
Date: 2007
Abstract: Florida is experiencing tremendous population growth due to the influx of approximately 1,00 people into state everyday. The resulting urbanization has resulted in a loss of 40,000 acres of forest over per year. The USDA Forest Service has identified urban development as the greatest threat to Florida's forest. The center for Urban Policy research at Rutgers University has listed Florida as the state with the highest urban sprawl index i n the United States.
View: urban_forestry_needs_Assesment.pdf

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