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Tree Ordinances and Your Community

This guide explains how ordinances work and the ways in which you can use them to benefit your community through urban forestry. The resource is likely best for smaller communities.

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  • Resource Types:
  • Model Land Use Policies
  • Getting Started Steps:
  • Implement It
  • Plan It
  • Planning Process Steps:
  • Define Your Plan's Strategy & Objectives
  • Integrate, Implement, Assess, Adapt
  • Publisher(s):
  • The Morton Arboretum