Handbook of Urban and Community Forestry in the Northeast

Handbook of Urban and Community Forestry in the Northeast

by John E. Kuser
     
 

This volume is a handbook that encompasses all aspects of urban forestry. Chapters cover topics from legal, financial, and managerial matters to the fundamentals of planting, maintaining, and recycling trees and green areas in cities and towns in the Northeast and Middle-Atlantic regions. There is currently no other book that treats this region so comprehensively.

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Overview

This volume is a handbook that encompasses all aspects of urban forestry. Chapters cover topics from legal, financial, and managerial matters to the fundamentals of planting, maintaining, and recycling trees and green areas in cities and towns in the Northeast and Middle-Atlantic regions. There is currently no other book that treats this region so comprehensively. The book will be a resource for professionals in forestry, conservation, urban planning, and landscape architecture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306461613
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
05/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
476
Product dimensions:
6.86(w) x 10.04(h) x 1.28(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. 1. The Origins of Urban Forestry; J. Koch. 2. Understanding the Benefits and Costs of Urban Forest Ecosystems; D.J. Nowak, J.F. Dwyer. 3. Laws and Ordinances; V.D. Merullo, M.V.D. Errico. 4. Community Planning and the Natural Environment; W.F. Elmendorf. 5. Planning and Design; S. Strom. 6. Tree Inventory and Systematic Management; R.S. Wolowicz, M. Gera. 7. Urban and Community Forestry Financing and Budgeting; R.L. Tate. 8. Community Involvement in Urban Forestry Programs; J. Nichnadowicz. 9. Soils: The Key to Successful Establishment of Urban Vegetation; G.A. Hawver, N.L. Bassuk. 10. Selecting Trees for Community Landscapes; H. Gerhold, W. Porter. 11. Guide to Selecting and Specifying Quality Nursery Sk; J. Sellmer, L. Kuhns. 12. Planting and Maintenance; J.W. Consolloy. 13. Pruning; R.M. Argent. 14. Trees, Utilities, and Municipalities; R.F. Lee, R.S. Wolowicz. 15. Tree Roots vs. Sidewalks and Sewers; W.R. Comery. 16. Hazard Tree Inspection, Evaluation, and Management; E.T. Smiley, et al. 17. Integrated Pest Management of Diseases and Insects; D. Smith-Fiola. 18. Tree Appraisal: The Goal is Equity; J.B. Ingram. 19. Leaf Composting; P.F. Strom, M.S. Finstein. 20. Urban Tree Removal; D.F. Blair. 21. Recycling Urban Tree Removals; E.A. Lempicki, E. Cesa. 22. a. Tree City, USA; J. Rosenow, M. Yager. b. A Case Study of Paramus, New Jersey &endash; A &Agr; Tree City, USA≅Community; W.R. Comery. 23. Attracting and Managing for Wildlife; K.E. Clark. 24. Managing Urban Ecosystems: A Look to the Future of Urban Forestry; L.R. Neville.

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