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Urban Forestry Guide

Urban Forestry logo Urban Forestry Demonstration Urban Forestry... the art, science, and technology of managing trees and forest resources in and around urban community ecosystems for the physiological, sociological, economic, and aesthetic benefits trees provide society.

This guide was built upon a demonstration project conducted at the UT Arboretum. The project was designed to demonstrate urban forestry practices and to lay an initial foundation for promoting and heightening awareness of urban forest stewardship. Click on the links below to read tips, techniques, and best practices for an urban setting that resulted from this project.

Backyard wildlife conservation techniques
Invasive exotic plant control
Managing urban woods
Tree planting techniques
Tree pruning and maintenance
Construction damage impacts
Trees for urban landscapes

This project was supported by an Urban Forestry Grant from the USDA Forest Service and the Tennessee Department of Agriculture, Forestry Division.

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