The Urban Forestry Section of the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) has developed an Online Directory to facilitate research collaboration and information dissemination among its members across the globe. Membership is free and to join, please Click Here. By completing the questionnaire, you will be included in the new directory and also receive, if you choose, the [...]
Visual simulation is a term used to describe a graphic or model that portrays a change from the existing condition. Simulations can range from drawings and digitally edited images to complex models and animations. In natural resource planning, being able to simulate a proposed change can be a powerful tool when working with landowners and other decision-makers. Computers now [...]
The Sustainable Sites Initiative is a partnership of the American Society of Landscape Architects, the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at The University of Texas at Austin and the United States Botanic Garden in conjunction with a diverse group of stakeholder organizations to transform land development and management practices with the first national rating system [...]
i-Tree is a state-of-the-art, peer-reviewed software suite from the USDA Forest Service that provides urban forestry analysis and benefits assessment tools. i-Tree v4.0 is an improved version of the suite of tools driven by two years of feedback from cooperative stakeholders and the community of i-Tree users.
The i-Tree Tools help communities of all sizes [...]
The Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health’s Bugwood Network at the University of Georgia has created a vibrant and expansive selection of high-resolution images that are freely available for use in educational materials. This resource contatins images of urban tree care practices, insect and diseases of trees, tree defects [...]