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Title: National Forest Health Monitoring Program Wisconsin Street Tree Assessment 2002-2003, NA-FR-02-08

Author: Cumming, Anne; Twardus, Daniel; Hoehn, Robert; Nowak, David; Mielke, Manfred; Rideout, Richard; Butalla, Helen; Lebow, Patricia

Date: 2008

Source: United States Department of Agriculture
Forest Service
Northeastern Area
State and Private Forestry
NA-FR-02-08
December 2008

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Description: Street trees grow along roadways within the public right-of-way. They are an important part of the urban forest due to their visibility to motorists and pedestrians, even if their numbers represent a small fraction of trees in urban areas. Little data are available that describe this resource at a large, statewide scale.

In 2000, the Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, began a series of pilot studies to examine the structure and function of street trees throughout a State. Maryland and Massachusetts were the first two States included in the pilot (Cumming and others 2006). In 2002, the Forest Service initiated a pilot study in the State of Wisconsin to sample and monitor street trees in urban areas throughout the State.

Keywords: NA-FR-02-08, city trees, trees right-a-way, trees pilot study, tree assessment, tree size, air quality, planting trees, tree crown, damage indicators, urban trees, urban street trees, tree species, tree damage, tree value, tree benefits, plot density, tree risk, dieback, roadside trees, tree family, live trees, land use, urban roadway, healthy trees, wisconsin street trees, carbon storage, tree growth, sample street trees, tree data collection, ground cover, urban forest

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Cumming, Anne; Twardus, Daniel; Hoehn, Robert; Nowak, David; Mielke, Manfred; Rideout, Richard; Butalla, Helen; Lebow, Patricia 2008. National Forest Health Monitoring Program Wisconsin Street Tree Assessment 2002-2003, NA-FR-02-08. United States Department of Agriculture
Forest Service
Northeastern Area
State and Private Forestry
NA-FR-02-08
December 2008

 


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