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10 Best Cities for Urban Forests

This page lists American Forests’ 10 best cities for urban forests and details each city’s efforts that helped them stand out among the 50 most populous cities in the U.S.

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Video: Investing from the Ground Up

This is a great video introduction to the concept of urban forestry and the types of benefits it can provide. Despite coming from California’s Urban Forests Council, the video is useful to all audiences around the country.  

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Forestry Resources & Links

This webpage lists easy-to-read two-pagers, developed by California Urban Forest Council, on trees and economy, climate change, health, air quality, sustainability.

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Urban Forestry Index

This site provides a comprehensive database of publications on urban forestry research from a wide range of organizations that are easily accessed using advanced browsing and search features.  It was prepared by USFS, University of Minnesota and Urban Forestry South, and Tree Link and is regularly updated.

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Parks & People: Urban Greening Program Based in Baltimore

The Baltimore Parks & People program aims to improve the quality of life in the city through green infrastructure and urban forestry.  The program offers motivating youth programs as well as community networks such as Clean Streams, Great Parks, and Green Communities.  From a focus on parks and green space to a keystone role in […]

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