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Title: Part 2: Conserving and Planting Trees at Development Sites

Author: Cappiella, Karen; Schueler, Tom; Wright, Tiffany;

Date: 2006

Source: USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Area, State and Private Forestry

Publication Series: Other

Description: This manual presents specific ways to enable developers, engineers or landscape architects to incorporate more trees into a development site. The proposed approach focuses on protecting existing trees, planting trees in storm water treatment practices, and planting trees in other open spaces at the development site. This manual introduces conceptual designs for storm water treatment practices that utilize trees as part of the design (referred to as storm water forestry practices).

Keywords: storm water, planting trees, water treatment, storm water forestry practices, landscape, NA-TP-01-06, watershed, urban watershed, urban forestry, community forestry, development, tree care, tree preservation, storm water treatment

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Cappiella, Karen; Schueler, Tom; Wright, Tiffany 2006. Part 2: Conserving and Planting Trees at Development Sites. USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Area, State and Private Forestry


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