Urban Forestry Best Management Practices for Public Works Managers: Ordinances, Regulations, & Public Policies
This guide to best management practices for public works managers covers ordinances, regulations and public policy related to urban forestry.
Nashville’s Metro Parks and Recreation Department (Metro Parks) has been working for decades to provide citizens of Nashville-Davidson County with a network of trails and open space. The department pursued a strategy of open space acquisition for two reasons: 1) to preserve Nashville’s quality of life and unique natural character and 2) to protect against […]
This commercial firm provides mobile tools for various aspects of urban forestry planning including volunteer tools and tree canopy plotting services.
The National Stormwater Calculator (SWC) can be used to estimate the amount and frequency of rainwater runoff from sites anywhere in the United States. The calculator accounts for soil conditions, rainfall history, land cover, and more.
This highly detailed guide provides information on developing tree-related ordinances, including inventory, monitoring and tree selection. While this was released in 2001, the process for many of these issues remains mostly unchanged today.