Urban Forestry

i-Tree Streets
www.itreetools.org
i-Tree is a state-of-the-art, peer-reviewed software suite from the USDA Forest Service that provides urban and community forestry analysis and benefits assessment tools. The i-Tree tools help communities of all sizes to strengthen their urban forest management and advocacy efforts by quantifying the environmental services that trees provide and the structure of the urban forest.

Trees Are The Answer

http://www.jfschmidt.com/treesaretheanswer/
A handy collection of tree-related rescources.

How Street Trees Pay Us Back

Alliance for Community Trees
http://actrees.org
To support grassroots, citizen-based nonprofit organizations dedicated to urban and community tree planting, care, conservation, and education.

American Forests www.americanforests.org
Providing opportunities for improving the United States’ environment with trees, using science to identify conservation issues and then developing & marketing practical solutions. Includes the National Register of Big Trees and the Historic Tree Nursery.

Awards of Excellence for Community Trees
http://www.homedepotfoundation.org/awards_trees_apply.html
Award recognizing the outstanding, innovative work of public/private partnerships to strengthen communities through the strategic use of trees. 

Human Dimensions of Urban Forestry & Urban Greening (University of Washington Center for Urban Horticulture, College of Forest Resources)
www.cfr.washington.edu/research.envmind/
Research on peoples’ perceptions & behaviors regarding nature in cities.

International Society of Arboriculture
www.isa-arbor.com
International organization promoting appreciation, research, education & technology relating to trees. Links to consultants, publications & educational events.

Million Trees LA
www.milliontreesla.org
Initiative to plant 1 million trees in Los Angeles over the next few years. Sacramento region has launched an initiative to plant 4 million trees in Sacramento and its 6 surrounding counties over the next 40 years.

Morton Arboretum
www.mortonarb.org
Encourages the planting & conservation of trees & other plants for a greener, healthier, & more beautiful world.

National Arbor Day Association
www.arborday.org
Inspiration for planting, caring for & celebrating trees.
Tree City USA Program www.arborday.org/programs/treecityusa.cfm

National Christmas Tree Association
www.christmastree.org
Promotes & provides information pertaining to fresh cut Christmas trees. {|}

Tree Bank
www.itreebank.org
iTreeBank.org provides a simple Web-based "funding engine" to build community funds for hometown forests.

TreeLink
www.treelink.org
Website dedicated to improving urban & community forests by providing information, research & networking for people working in urban & community forestry.

USDA Forest Service
www.fs.fed.us
Committed to sustaining the health, diversity & productivity of the Nation’s forests & grasslands while meeting the needs of present & future generations.

Center for Urban Forest Research
http://www.fs.fed.us/psw/programs/cufr/
Providing reliable scientific evidence that the benefits of urban forests add real value to communities.

Urban Tree Monitoring Software Report

US Forest Service Tree Owners Manual
http://na.fs.fed.us/urban/treeownersmanual/index.shtm
Just like the owner’s manual that comes with automobiles and appliances, the Tree Owner’s Manual includes a parts list, instructions for installation, tips for troubleshooting common issues, recommended service, and more.