Urban and Community Forestry in the Northeast

Urban and Community Forestry in the Northeast

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This book is designed to be used as a textbook for Urban/Community Forestry courses and a handbook for Shade Tree Commissions, tree wardens, State and National Forestry Services, and professional societies. The chapters have been written by experts in each subfield who are active practitioners. Designed urban environments and community forests are the only structures that appreciate in size and value, whereas all other built structures depreciate. The quality of life and sense of community that comes from our urban and community forests is enhanced when we can derive benefits from the living landscape.Understanding the production process, and the installation and maintenance requirements of nursery stock produced in the different ways, ... of the municipality, it can be acquired by consulting a landscape architect, horticulturist, urban forester, or reputable landscape contractor. In many cases a lawyer may be needed to prepare a template of specifications that cover the plants and planting practices.

Title:Urban and Community Forestry in the Northeast
Author:John E. Kuser
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2006-11-14


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