This guidebook covers strategies to fund a local urban forestry program, funding sources, and opportunities to reduce program costs. From the University of Maryland and Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay.
Nationwide, over 3,400 towns have received their Tree City USA recognition and take pride in this distinction. In the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, there were over 130 recognized towns and cities recognized by this program in 2016.
This publication by the Penn State Extension details how preconstruction activities, tree inventories, repairing tree injury, and post-construction activities can help preserve trees in development projects.
Colleen Kenny, a forester with the Maryland Forest Service, and Paula Shrewsbury, a professor at the University of Maryland, talk about the efforts being used to slow down the emerald ash borer, an invasive species killing ash trees.
This manual presents specific ways to enable developers, engineers, or landscape architects to incorporate more trees into a development site and introduces conceptual designs for storm water treatment practices that utilize trees as part of the design.