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Title: Economics and public value of urban forests

Author: Wolf, Kathleen L.;

Date: 2004

Source: Urban Agriculture Magazine, Special Issue on Urban and Periurban Forestry, 13: 31-33.

Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)


Scientific understanding of how urban trees, forests and green space benefit people has expanded substantially in recent years to include social, environmental and economic domains. Despite increasing scientific evidence, there is a lag in policy response in many municipalities.

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Wolf, Kathleen L. 2004. Economics and public value of urban forests. Urban Agriculture Magazine, Special Issue on Urban and Periurban Forestry. 13: 31-33.


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