urban forest

Tigard wins national kudos for forestry plan By Andy Giegerich Sustainable Business Oregon Editor http://sustainablebusinessoregon.com/articles/2014/01/tigard-wins-national-kudos-for-forestry.html The city of Tigard’s urban forestry plan has landed national honors for its “innovative, flexible, and incentive-based approach.” The city won a National Planning Award from the American Planning Association. The accolade honors communities “that provide lasting values” […]

Community Involvement key to Urban Forest Plan

Wendy Koch, USA TODAY http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/02/04/us-cities-urban-forests/1891345/ Ten U.S. cities have thriving urban forests — parks, trails, gardens — that clean the air, attract tourists, boost property values and reduce energy costs, a federally funded survey finds. Survey says U.S. cities find green spaces have multiple benefits. The 10 best cities for urban […]

The 10 best U.S. cities for urban forests