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Planning the urban forest

Planning the urban forest

ecology, economy, and community development

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Published by American Planning Association in Chicago, IL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban forestry,
  • Trees in cities,
  • Forests and forestry

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJames C. Schwab, general editor.
    SeriesPlanning Advisory Service report -- no. 555, Report (American Planning Association. Planning Advisory Service) -- no. 555.
    ContributionsSchwab, James., American Planning Association.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB436 .P52 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination154 p. :
    Number of Pages154
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23165814M
    LC Control Number2009285675

    Urban forests, trees and greenspace are critical in contemporary planning and development of the city. Their study is not only a question of the growth and conservation of green spaces, but also has social, cultural and psychological dimensions. This book brings a perspective of political ecology to. Urban Forest Management Plan Toolkit. This interactive site offers a simple, fill-in the blank style approach to creating an Urban Forest Management Plan. Useful to get a broad sense of the scope and reach of the planning process. Don’t simply announce a tree planting goal, and wait for things to happen.

    Get this from a library! Planning the urban forest: ecology, economy, and community development. [James Schwab; American Planning Association.;] -- "Urban forests provide enormous environmental, social, and economic benefits. In addition to aesthetics, urban forests conserve natural ecosystems and sustain clean air and water. They reduce. Tree Preservation and the Urban Forest  This guide walks public works managers through the creation of an urban forest management plan, including plan components, tree inventories, inventory and mapping software, risk reduction plans, tree boards, cost/benefit analysis, and public outreach.

    (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary For courses in Urban Forestry and Openspace both qualitative and quantitative perspectives, this text discusses the uses and values of urban trees, forests, and other open spaces, and explains --in depth -- how to plan for and manage them. the urban forest from threats and loss by preserving the city’s existing trees. the urban forest through coordinated planning, design and maintenance to ensure its long-term health & sustainability. the urban forest through new planting to maximize the social, economic and environmental benefits of trees and urban File Size: 4MB.


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