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Contemporary Issues in Urban Forest Management: #4 Tree Canopy a Human Perspective

Cities around the world are recognizing that urban tree canopy contributes to more comfortable living conditions. Tree canopy lowers urban temperatures, increases water evaporation and removes air pollutants caused by everyday urban activities. Often overlooked are the value… Read More

Urban Natural Areas #4: Conservation of Regional Biological Diversity

Conservation of Regional Biological Diversity Biological diversity refers to the diversity of all ecological hierarchies including genetics, populations, species, communities and ecosystems. It is important to include the spatial arrangements of each of these elements as well. The… Read More

We are missing an important value of the urban forest, intangible social services

As managers and stewards of the state’s urban forests we often not acknowledging the important social values. We have a responsibility to not only provide technical assistance in the conservation and restoration of the urban forest, but to… Read More