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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.
Oak decline is a slow-acting disease complex that involves the interaction of biotic and abiotic factors such as climate, site quality and advancing tree age.
This is an example of how a historic landscape and public garden used GIS to map, track, and monitor tree health on their grounds.
As climate change places continued pressure upon wild-plant populations, botanical gardens and arboreta become increasingly indispensable conservation agents.