Municipal Management Plans

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The following are guidelines for developing an Urban Forest Management Plan and links to various cities plans as far as they have been developed to date and made available to us.

For “Best Practices for Public Works Managers” see:

Screen Shot 2014-03-19 at 10.30.08 AMUrban Forestry Coop Agreements

Kenney et al.: “Criteria and Indicators for Strategic Urban Forest Planning and Management” Arboriculture & Urban Forestry 2011. 37(3): 108–117

Published Urban Forest Management Plans by Ontario Cities

Municipality of Port Hope Forest Master Plan 2013 adopted by Council Dec. 2013 – Port Hope Municipal Forest Master Plan

The City of Barrie Tree Protection Manual Ver. 2 revised January 2010 – BARRIE TREE PROTECTION MANUAL V2

Oakville Urban Forest Strategic Management Plan 2008 – 2027

Kingston Urban Forestry Management Plan

Guelph Strategic Urban Forest Management Plan – SUFMP (2008 – 2028)

Town of Durham Plan

Town of Ajax Plan

City of Pickering

Bracebridge An Urban Tree Management Plan (April 2013)

Burlington- City of Burlington Urban Forest Management Plan – 2011 – 2030

Township of Centre Wellington