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Conifers are commonly planted in North America to provide year-round screening, as windbreaks or as focal trees in the landscape.
Iconic tree species include those native trees that once dominated the typical American city landscape. The American elm and chestnut are the first two that come to mind, and now ash trees are similarly under significant threat of loss.
As the pace of urban development increases, urban green spaces, and urban trees in particular, come in direct conflict with bulldozers and backhoes.
The purpose of this document is to assist anyone planning and programming the management of invasive species on islands, with the aim of reducing the negative impacts of invasives on islands’ rich and fragile natural heritage, communities and livelihood
This is an example of how a historic landscape and public garden used GIS to map, track, and monitor tree health on their grounds.