2 edition of Urban and community forests of the Mid-Atlantic Region found in the catalog.
Urban and community forests of the Mid-Atlantic Region
David J. Nowak
|Statement||David J. Nowak, Eric J. Greenfield.|
|Series||General technical report NRS -- 47|
|Contributions||Greenfield, Eric J., United States. Forest Service. Northern Research Station.|
|LC Classifications||SB435.52.M48 N69 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||38 p. :|
|Number of Pages||38|
|LC Control Number||2009438533|
Urban and community forestry is the management of the urban forest for environmental, community, and economic benefits, while watershed planning promotes sound land use and resource management to improve water resources within a watershed. This integration of urban forestry techniques into urban watershed planning acknowledges the importance of. Two basic types of forests are found in this region; 1) Southern mixed hickory-pine-oak forests that see frequent fire with sandy soils, and 2) isolated patches of evergreen broadleaved forests and "hammocks" close to the Atlantic coastline in the southernmost areas in coastal South Carolina and coastal Georgia.
An urban forest is a forest, or a collection of trees, that grow within a city, town or a a wider sense, it may include any kind of woody plant vegetation growing in and around human settlements. As opposed to a forest park, whose ecosystems are also inherited from wilderness leftovers, urban forests often lack amenities like public bathrooms paved paths, or sometimes clear borders. State of Mid-Atlantic Region Forests in Summary Report Kenneth W. Stolte – ! – ! – ! – ! – ! Rain pH! No data! Ecoregion Sections! MAIA boundary! Forest! Forest - Agriculture! Forest – Mixed Use! Agriculture! Mixed Use! Urban - Forest! Urban! Major HUC4 watersheds! September
Mountainous watersheds in the mid-Atlantic region have the least amount of agricultural and urban land cover and coastal areas the greatest. Mid-Atlantic watersheds have relatively high (more desirable) values for forests, forest connectivity, and forests near streams (riparian zones) as compared to other parts of the country, especially the. s before the concept of urban forestry found broader acceptance and support. Since then, a European urban forestry research community has emerged, as have policies, programmes and higher education incorporating elements of urban forestry. Urban forest resources in Europe might be small in relative terms compared to other natural resources.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version: Nowak, David J. Urban and community forests of the Mid-Atlantic Region 38 p. (DLC) (OCoLC) Urban and community forests of the Mid-Atlantic Region 1 online resource (OCoLC) Online version: Nowak, David J.
(David John), Urban and community forests of the Mid-Atlantic Region. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Forest Service,  (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book.
Jill Jonnes’s Urban Forests tells the captivating stories of the founding mothers and fathers of urban forestry, in addition to those arboreal advocates presently using the latest technologies to illuminate the value of trees to public health and to our urban infrastructure. The book examines such questions as the character of American urban forests and the effect that tree-rich landscaping might Cited by: Urban and community forests of the Mid-Atlantic Region: New Jersey, New York, Pennyslvania / By David J.
(David John) Nowak, Eric J. Greenfield and United States. Specifically this report provides critical urban and community forestry information for each state including human population characteristics and trends, changes in urban and community lands, tree canopy and impervious surface cover characteristics, distribution of land-cover classes, a relative comparison of urban and community forests among 2/5(1).
This impressive work is a tribute to the hard work of a dedicated group of European urban forestry specialists. the overall benefit that reading and referencing this book will bring to the urban forest professional.
If that is what you are or aspire to be, I urge you to acquire a copy." (Glenn Gorner, Arboricultural Journal, Vol. 29 (4), ). Mid-Atlantic Center for Urban & Community Forestry "The Mid-Atlantic Center for Urban Forestry is a partnership between the USDA Forest Service; Keystone College; and the States of Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and the District of Columbia and their respective State Foresters.
Urban and Community Forestry is the management of community forests to establish and maintain healthy trees for air and water quality benefits, energy savings, environmental health, as well as to enhance the quality of life for urban residents. The urban and community forest also contains wildlife, waterways, built roads and structures, and people.
Elise has been with the Urban & Community Forestry Program sincefirst out of UVM Extension and then transitioning to FPR in With roots in the Midwest, she immediately fell for the landscape, people, and ethos of Vermont when she moved here to pursue her M.S.
in Natural Resource Management from the University of Vermont. Urban Forests Landscapes: Integrating Multidisciplinary Perspectives 1 Urban Forestry: Planning and Managing Urban Greenspaces 1 Urban Forest: Comprehensive Management 1 Grounds Maintenance 0 International City/County Management Association 0 Urban Forestry South Expo 0 Northeast Center for Urban and Community Forestry 0.
Other books and reports addressing urban forestry generally appear in our references and resources. This report is specifically about the intersection of urban and community forestry with the process of community planning, and about where and how planning.
Planning the Urban Forest. The site is designed for Virginia communities, but will also be useful to the Mid-Atlantic region and beyond.
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Providing distance learning with an urban focus. New Jersey Urban and Community Forests governments in NJ to reduce or eliminate liability associated with local tree care Background Urban forestry is the art, science, and technology of managing trees and forest resources in urban communities for the.
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Working closely with the Northeastern Area region of the USDA Forest Service and other partners, NMSFA facilitates regional efforts related to forest health, invasive insects and pests, wildland firefighting, urban forestry, development of best practices for the protection of lands near rivers and lakes, and a variety of other areas.
Planning for Urban and Community Forestry A Literature Review The Planning for Urban and Community Forestry review contains book, article, and government document citations. The list is part of a continuous process and may be considered both a literature review and a resource list for the project.
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Understanding the potential impacts is an important first step to sustaining healthy forests in the face of changing conditions.Forest ecosystems will be affected directly and indirectly by a changing climate over the 21st century.
This assessment evaluates the vulnerability of 11 forest ecosystems in the Mid-Atlantic region (Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, eastern Maryland, and southern New York) under a .Urban and community forests broadly include urban parks, street trees, landscaped boulevards, public gardens, river and coastal promenades, greenways, river corridors, wetlands, nature preserves, natural areas, shelter belts of trees and working trees at industrial brownfield sites.