US Forest Service: Invasive Species
The US Forest Service manages a vigorous health program aimed, in part, at assisting local and state government and private owners identify and manage tree pests and diseases. This site offers information on major threats and resources for dealing with them.
This field guide was developed collaboratively by researchers, practitioners, and student members of the Urban Tree Growth & Longevity Working Group. The Minimum Data Set is the core group of variables necessary for any long-term study of urban trees, including tree location, species, and diameter at breast height. These protocols were pilot tested in summer […]
This document contains a qualitative, detailed, and insightful analysis of the One Million Trees initiative in New York City.
Noted for intensive community outreach and citizen input, the Pittsburgh Urban Forest Master Plan covers all the bases and is an excellent model for other cities.
This new EPA web-based tool helps local officials and other community members consider the benefits and uses of green infrastructure.