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An ever-growing, international body of research points to many human health and wellness benefits that result from nearby nature experiences. But what about trees?
The nation’s forest land area remains stable, but the composition and distribution of those forests is changing.
With this guide, cities can take advantage of the SDG framework and other cities’ experiences, saving valuable time and resources in setting goals and strategies while not reinventing the wheel.
The success of community forests relies on good management by municipal staff, volunteer groups, and tree boards framed around well-written ordinances.