Urban Forest



Urban Forest Related

Friends of the Urban Forest:: Promotes a larger, healthier urban forest as part of the urban ecosystem, through community tree planting, maintenance, education, and advocacy.

Western Center for Urban Forest Research and Education:: Includes latest in urban forest research: GIS, inventory and monitoring, parking lot shade ordinances, urban heat islands, and guidelines for tree planting.

USDA Forest Service: Urban Natural Resources Stewardship:: Information on current research on the effects of the urban forest on air quality, climate, and carbon dioxide; as well as, research on urban forest management.

Human Dimensions of Urban Forestry and Urban Greening:: Social science research at the University of Washington with links to research publications, presentations, and general information about the urban/forest interface.

Charles L. Pack Forest - University of Washington College of Forest Resources:: Pack forest provides virtual hikes, educational programs, interactive games and tours, videos and information on research, events and outreach. Geospatial data, conference center bookings, timber sales and forest operations information.

Evaluating the Forest Stewardship Program Through a National Survey of Participating Forest Land Owners:: A study to determine if US Forest Stewardship Plans are meeting their purpose.

The Urban Chicken:: Mobile Register, Alabama news, articles on chicken care and keeping and on laws regarding backyard flocks. Has how to build a chicken ark.

Urban Aquaculture:: Aquaculture allows seafood to be produced locally and in a sustainable fashion, even in urban areas. This site allows people to share their knowledge on the topic in a blog and provides resources on education, training and events.

Urban Processing:: Supplier of dried cranberries to restaurants and chefs. Products, health benefits, recipes, and contact details.

Urban Beekeeping:: My name is Karl Arcuri, and I have been beekeeping in South Austin since April 2010. I’m using the blog to chronicle my experience for my own benefit, but I also hope it will be a good resource for first time beekeepers.

  • New Additions: Urban Forestry
Urban Forestry South Expo
Society of Municipal Arborists (SMA)
Tree Ordinance Guidelines
Western Center for Urban Forest Research and Education