Urban Forestry Best Management Practices for Public Works Managers: Urban Forest Management Plan
This resource for public works managers provides a detailed overview of the process and components behind crafting an urban forest management plan. It was produced by the American Public Works Association.
Casey Trees and Davey Tree Expert Co. have developed a National Tree Benefit Calculator which allows users to determine the stormwater, property value, energy (both electricity and natural gas), air quality and climate benefits and values for an individual tree.
San Francisco created a modest plan which the city is implementing in three phases. The first phase focused on street trees because San Francisco has small tree canopy, fragmented and underfunded maintenance. The second and third phases involve developing a vision and recommending greening opportunities to businesses and private property owners.
This American Planning Association report assesses how seven communities made public health a priority in their comprehensive plans and provides recommendations for improving the overall process.
This database provides a list of 134 tree species that inhabit the eastern United States and analyses of their reliability given changes in the climate. The atlas uses predicted changes in climate based on three General Circulation Models and two human emissions levels to determine variations in suitable habitat for each tree species.