This category contains resources related to arboricultural efforts in urban areas--that is, growing trees in cities. It contains such resources as government programs encouraging activities, research programs into the benefits of urban forestry, and help materials for successful tree culture in cities.
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The Arbor Day Foundation
Information on tree and shrub care; education resources related to trees; promoting the planting and maintenance of urban forests through Arbor Day programs, Tree City USA, and other programs.
Men of the Trees, Inc.
Non-profit organisation promoting community involvement in seed collecting, propagation, re-vegetation and aftercare. Provides details of current programs, calendar of events, and locations in Western Australia.
Natural Landscapes in Urban Areas
Essay on the need for parks and other wildlife areas in urban environments.
Texas Urban Forestry Council
Site provides information about the organization's programs, invasive pests, trees, has links to related sites and has a news page with urban forestry related articles.
Tree Ordinance Guidelines
A handbook for the development and evaluation of local urban forestry programs.
USDA Forest Service: Urban Natural Resources Stewardship
Information on current research on the effects of the urban forest on air quality, climate, and carbon dioxide; as well as, research on urban forest management.
WANE 3000 Tree Systems
Information and video about tree preservation methods in urban environments that provide water, air and nutrients vital to tree health and discourage hazards associated with root mass near the surface.
Western Center for Urban Forest Research and Education
Includes latest in urban forest research: GIS, inventory and monitoring, parking lot shade ordinances, urban heat islands, and guidelines for tree planting.
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