Urban Forestry Management Software
Davey Research Group’s Urban Forestry Management Software can be used to efficiently manage an urban forest. The system helps manage tree inventory, calls, and work records as well as identify sites, map your urban forest, and create reports.
The Alliance for Community Trees is a non-profit organization dedicated to engaging local communities to improve their natural resources. The organization has planted over 15 million trees with the help of more than 5 million volunteers.
Administered by Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), SITES offers a comprehensive rating system designed to distinguish sustainable landscapes, measure their performance, and elevate their value. This article addresses a perceived flaw within SITES’s treatment of trees and soil for disturbed (but not brownfield) urban in-fill sites.
This Forest Service site outlines the rationale for, and uses of, systematic tree canopy analysis. It also provides links to techniques for measuring your own community’s tree canopy.
The Tampa Bay Watershed Forest Working Group conducted an ecological analysis of Tampa Bay’s urban forest in 2006 which helped the city develop an urban forestry management plan. The major outcome of this plan was the creation of a vision that integrates urban forestry with other planning objectives. The planning and visioning processes can serve […]