urban forest

Author: John Barker, OUFC In 2018, the City of Toronto undertook a comprehensive urban forest assessment with its second canopy study. The project followed on the 2008 study, published as Every Tree Counts, which was revised in 2013. The aim was to update the City’s knowledge of current urban forest […]

Toronto Canopy Study

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