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This project offers a blueprint for the ideal level of maintenance needed to keep this area of the garden aesthetically pleasing and well -kept into the future.
Improving urban forests is one of the solutions to achieving several of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and making cities healthier and more livable for people.
The effects of urban development write a profound signature on the landscape. Soils are inevitably compacted and regraded or paved over.
While green stormwater infrastructure increases in popularity, we are still learning about the role of trees in these innovative practices.
Springside is a 20-acre park in Poughkeepsie, New York.
The evidence is mounting around the compounding benefits of the urban forest. We know trees in cities clean air and water, reduce energy demands, and improve the people's overall quality of life.
The Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties and the Guidelines for the Treatment of Cultural Landscapes provide guidance to cultural landscape owners, stewards and managers, landscape architects, preservation plann
This tree plan, not only comprises a history of trees that once stood in the Park and catalogues the trees currently standing, but also directs the succession and maintenance of the tree canopy that future generations of Park users will enjoy.
Engaging the public in sustainable actions is essential for reaching local and global sustainability goals.
Inclement weather, particularly severe thunderstorms and wintry precipitation, is a major cause of damage to urban forests.