Urban Forest Management Plan

Marlene Bergsma http://www.stcatharinesstandard.ca/2014/02/02/st-catharines-to-boost-spending-on-urban-forest St. Catharines’ efforts to double the size of its urban forest are getting chopped down by two invasive pests. The emerald ash borer has already felled about 350 city-owned ash trees and the Asian long-horned beetle is poised to invade within the next few years, said a report […]

St. Catharines to boost spending on 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

by Scott Rosts Niagara This Week – St. Catharines ST. CATHARINES — Promote, develop, balance, manage, contribute and protect. Those are the strategies the St. Catharines Urban Forest Advisory Committee is hoping to achieve in a proposed private property tree bylaw. The city wants to hear residents’ input on the proposed bylaw designed […]

Input sought on proposed private property tree bylaw

November 8th, 2012 by Alex Cimon http://www.americanforests.org/blog/counting-their-losses/ In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, assessing the damage has become a priority. After a storm in which millions of people lost power and the streets of New York and New Jersey were shut down, it is clear that much of the East Coast has […]

Counting Their Losses

Mayor Rick Goldring wants to hear from his constituents about Burlingtons UFMP (Urban Forest Management Plan) before the Nov. 14th Community Services Committee Meeting. Update: Urban Forest Management Plan and Tree By-law Discussion November 8, 2012 Over the past year I have heard from many residents with concerns about the […]

Burlington Mayor blogs about Urban Forest Management & Tree by-laws