Community and Urban Forestry
Trees to Plant on Your Street and in Your City
The following trees offer tolerance to compacted, infertile soils and the general environment found in cities and along streets. They are also considered to be the most adaptable of all trees to the urban environment.
Baldcypress - Urban Tree of the Year
Baldcypress has been selected Urban Tree of the Year for 2007 as determined by responses to an annual survey in arborist magazine City Trees.
chanticleer callery Pear | Pyrus calleryana | Bradford pear | Urban Tree of...
Chanticleer callery pear was selected Urban Tree of the Year for 2005 as determined by responses to an annual survey in arborist magazine City Trees.
The Urban Tree Book
Review of Art Plotkin's The Urban Tree Book. One of my top five tree reference books.
About Arbor Day
Get the scoop on the National Arbor Day Foundation and programs in your state...
About Tree City USA
Get with the the Tree City USA program from your About.com Forestry Guide...
About River Birch - 2002 Urban Tree of the Year
The Society of Municiple Arborists 2002 Tree of the Year...
About Bur Oak - 2001 Urban Tree of the Year
The Society of Municipal Arborists 2001 Tree of the Year...
Which Tree is your favorite yard tree?
I've picked ten best trees readily available for planting in your yard. Although there are dozens of great trees from which to pick, these are the most adaptable and desirable.
The Professional Arborist - Using an Arboricultural Specialist
An interview with a tree expert and professional arborist.
The Urban Forester
Urban forests are all the trees and other vegetation that grow in places where people live, work and play. The urban forester manages the urban forest in towns and cities.