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Urban and community forestry in the northeast

Author: John E Kuser
Publisher: New York, NY : Springer, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This book is a textbook for Urban/Community Forestry courses and a handbook for Shade Tree Commissions, tree wardens, State and National Forestry Services, and professional societies. The book  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John E Kuser
ISBN: 9781402042881 1402042884
OCLC Number: 132587654
Description: xxx, 487 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: ch. 1. Origins of urban forestry / Henry D. Gerhold --
ch. 2. Understanding the benefits and costs of urban forest ecosystems / David J. Nowak and John F. Dwyer --
ch. 3. Arboriculture law in the northeast / Victor D. Merullo --
ch. 4. Tree ordinances / Michael V. D'Errico --
ch. 5. Using comprehensive planning to conserve the natural environment / William F. Elmendorf --
ch. 6. Urban and community forestry: planning and design / Steven Strom --
7. Tree inventory and systematic management / Richard S. Wolowicz and Michael Gera --
ch. 8. Urban and community forestry financing and budgeting / Robert L. Tate --
ch. 9. Community involvement in urban forestry programs / James Nichnadowicz --
ch. 10. Soils : the key to successful establishment of urban vegetation / George A. Hawver and Nina L. Bassuk --
ch. 11. Selecting trees for community landscapes / Henry D. Gerhold and William Porter --
ch. 12. Guide to selecting and specifying nursery stock / Jim Sellmer and Larry Kuhns --
ch. 13. Planting and maintenance / James W. Consolloy --
ch. 14. Pruning / David L. Johnson. ch. 15. Tree utilities, and municipalities / Robert F. Lee and Richard S. Wolowicz --
ch. 16. Tree roots versus sidewalks and sewers / William R. Comery --
ch. 17. Hazard tree inspection, evaluation, and management / E. Thomas Smiley --
ch. 18. Integrated pest management / Deborah Smith-Fiola --
ch. 19. Tree appraisal : the goal is equity / James B. Ingram --
ch. 20. Leaf composting / Peter F. Strom and Melvin S. Finstein --
ch. 21. Urban tree removals / Donald F. Blair --
ch. 22. Recycling urban tree removals / Edward A. Lempicki and Edward Cesa --
ch. 23. Tree city USA / John Rosenow and Mary Yager --
ch. 24. A case study of Paramus, New Jersey : a "tree city USA" community / William R. Comery --
ch. 25. Attracting and managing for wildlife / Kathleen E. Clark --
ch. 26. Managing urban ecosystems : a looks to the future of urban forestry / L. Robert Neville --
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Responsibility: edited by John E. Kuser.
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