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Urban Trees: A Guide for Selection, Maintenance and Master Planning
     

Urban Trees: A Guide for Selection, Maintenance and Master Planning

by Leonard E., Jr.Leonard E. Phillips Jr.
 
Here is the complete professional guide to urban tree care and planning. From the latest methodology for cataloging trees,to choosing the right trees for a specific climate and site,to a survey of national policies,laws,and regulations,this is the only book that shows how to create and implement a successful tree program for urban streets and parks. Included in this

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Here is the complete professional guide to urban tree care and planning. From the latest methodology for cataloging trees,to choosing the right trees for a specific climate and site,to a survey of national policies,laws,and regulations,this is the only book that shows how to create and implement a successful tree program for urban streets and parks. Included in this comprehensive reference are the step-by-step approach for preparing a master tree plan for an urban street; an approach for creating a computerized tree inventory; trees recommended for planting in the U.S. and Canada; a guide for where and how to plant to ensure survival; cost-saving maintenance and replacement techniques; and strategies for promoting public awareness and enlisting volunteers for tree care.

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A comprehensive handbook for people involved in municipal forestry programs. Explains computer methods for taking a street tree inventory, maintaining existing and choosing future trees, working within the laws and policies that govern streets and parks, and other topics. Emphasizes the importance of a master tree plan. Well illustrated. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070498358
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill School Education Group
Publication date:
03/01/1993
Pages:
273
Product dimensions:
7.63(w) x 9.57(h) x 0.68(d)

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