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North American Forest Futures 2018–2090: Scenarios for Building a More Resilient Forest Sector

North American forests and forest management institutions are experiencing a wide range of significant ecological disturbances and socioeconomic changes, which point to the need for enhanced resilience.

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3/19/19
Reducing Tree (and Soil!) Damage during Construction

As the pace of urban development increases, urban green spaces, and urban trees in particular, come in direct conflict with bulldozers and backhoes.

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12/18/18
Guidelines for invasive species planning and management on islands

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

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11/15/18
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
Clean Collections: The Front Lines of Pest and Pathogen Mitigation

Living collections at public gardens are increasingly at risk of pest infestations and pathogen infections.

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6/20/18
Plants for Planting Manual

The Plants for Planting Manual provides the background, procedures, and reference tables for regulating imported material of plants and vegetative parts that are for or capable of propagation, including buds, bulbs, corms, cuttings, layers, pollen, scio

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4/25/18
A Citizen’s Guide to Creating Pollinator Habitat in Connecticut

This guide is applicable to other states and is a good framework for those interested in creating pollinator habitat. 

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2/9/18
Habitat Planning for Beneficial Insects: Guidelines for Conservation Biological Control

The purpose of these guidelines is to provide recommendations to farmers, conservation districts, USDA Natural Resources Service (NRCS) field office staff, and other agricultural professionals, when designing and installing habitat features for benefici

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8/30/17
Tree Management: Tree Protection Standards for Construction and Animals

Trees are one of the most important display pieces in every Garden due to their size, presence, and impact on light levels.

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7/9/17

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