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Green-Wood Cemetery GIS Project

This is an example of how a historic landscape and public garden used GIS to map, track, and monitor tree health on their grounds.

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10/31/18
Accounting for Trees in Stormwater Models

This paper is intended to help the stormwater engineering community more easily account for trees in runoff and pollutant load calculations so that they can more readily incorporate them into their stormwater management strategies.

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10/25/18
2018 State of the World's Forests

It is now almost three years since world leaders agreed to chart a course towards a better, more prosperous future for the planet and all its people.

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9/19/18
Street Tree Diversity in Three Northeastern U.S. States & Tools for Staging and Managing Emerald Ash Borer in the Urban Forest

These 2 publications from Arboriculture and Urban Forests (Volume 43, Issue 1) share important information and reserach conducted on climate resilience of trees in urban areas:  

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9/10/18
Arboriculture and Urban Forestry Volume 39-Water Scarcity

The maintenance and expansion of urban forests is a major challenge in periods of low rainfall and restricted availability of appropriate-quality water sources for trees.

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9/10/18
Performance testing to identify climate-ready trees

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.

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8/28/18
Tree Genes Initiative REPORT 2018: Securing our Future Forests by Enhancing Technology, Capacity, and Speed

The first TGI report, published in 2015, identified eight critical gaps slowing the transfer of stress-adapted trees from upstream research to forest owners and managers. The gaps fell into three categories: Innovation, Policy, and Markets.

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7/27/18
Safeguarding Our Tree Collections: Gardens Coordinate to Manage Diversity

“Which plants should I grow, and how many?” The IMLS National Leadership Project, Safeguarding our Tree Collections, seeks to answer this fundamental question.

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6/21/18
The Business of Planting Trees

Across the world, companies with a wide range of business models are making money from planting trees.

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4/19/18
Tree Collections or Urban Woodlands?

Presented by Ray Leimkuehler from Desert Botanical Garden at the 2018 Small Gardens Symposium, this presentation covers tree management, planning, and urban forest modeling for small gardens.

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1/17/18

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