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Chicago Wilderness: Regional Alliance Working to Connect People and Nature

Chicago Wilderness developed a green infrastructure vision to guide local communities making land use decisions. The organization provides a broad platform for collaborative conservation action with a wide range of public, private, non-profit and business partners.  The vision serves as model for other regional efforts, including Australia.

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Understanding Our Urban Forest Assets: Methods of Tree Inventory and Urban Tree Canopy Analysis

A key to planning and managing urban forests is first understanding the quantity, quality, and distribution of the resource across the landscape. This webinar discusses the basic concepts of urban forest assessment,  the tools and technologies used for assessment, and discusses applications of assessment data to planning and managing the urban forest. Note: Webinar is available […]

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A Pilot Test of the Urban Tree Monitoring Protocol

The goals of this study were to identify the extent of errors that field crews encounter with each variable collected (and specific sources of those errors), and generate suggestions from participants and local project supervisors to revise training and data collection procedures in ways that may reduce errors.

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State Urban Forestry Coordinators

This webpage lists contact information for Urban Forestry Coordinators in every state.

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Community Tree Plans: A Guide for Tree Commissions and Environmental Advisory Councils

This guide provides an overview of the components, requirements, and strategies for crafting overarching community tree plans.  

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