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Trees planted in cities face many survival challenges, but when they thrive they make our cities healthier, less hot, and more beautiful.
Tree defects such as co-dominant leaders, girding roots and buried trunk flares, present at time of planting, cause failures and decline long after the warrantee period has expired. Landscape architects may go to nurseries to tag trees; but often inspe
This brochure is a self-guided tour visiting trees of special interest on the Storrs campus of the University of Connecticut. The University of Connecticut Campus Arboretum serves as both an
The aim of this guide is to enable you to select appropriate trees for your planting scheme.
This is an example of how a historic landscape and public garden used GIS to map, track, and monitor tree health on their grounds.
Urban forests produce ecosystem services that can beneﬁt city dwellers, but are especially vulnerable to climate change stressors such as heat, drought, extreme winds and pests.
Urban forests produce ecosystem services that can benefit city dwellers, but are especially vulnerable to climate change stressors such as heat, drought, extreme winds and pests.