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
Source: United States Department of Agriculture
State and Private Forestry
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.
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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
State and Private Forestry
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