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Planning the Urban Forest: Ecology, Economy, and Community Development
This timely, collaborative report is published by the American Planning Association, providing an insightful overview of the development of urban forestry in the U.S. and the environmental, social, and economic benefits of an urban forestry program. The levels of professional, public, commercial, and citizen involvement that ensure a successful program are described with a detailed, clearly defined set of principles for effective guidance in urban forestry planning. This report includes a significant collection of case studies that offers a wealth of knowledge from various perspectives and approaches, providing an exceptional learning tool for those involved in the planning and/or management of urban forestry programs. (©2009, softcover, 154 pp., full-color photos, appendices)