Sources for More Information
Bulletin #58: Community Engagement
The eight pages of a Tree City USA Bulletin are inadequate to allow inclusion of the many great examples of community engagement already taking place throughout America. You will find many more examples highlighted in the every-other-month issues of Arbor Day Newsletter and on other pages of this website that feature winners of Arbor Day Foundation’s annual awards. Here are some other sources of information about community engagement that you may find helpful.
Urban & Community Forestry–A Practical Guide to Sustainability by James R. Fazio
This well-illustrated, 74-page publication includes many examples of collaboration and successful community forestry programs and projects from around the country. It is available through the Arbor Day Foundation and copies were distributed to each state urban & community forestry coordinator.
Related Tree City USA Bulletins
- Bulletin #10–Plant Trees for America!
- Bulletin #12–What City Foresters Do
- Bulletin #18–Tree City USA Growth Award
- Bulletin #22–Tree City USA: Foundation for Better Management
- Bulletin #29–How to Plan for Management
- Bulletin #34–How to Fund Community Forestry
- Bulletin #36–How to Work with Volunteers Effectively
- Bulletin #43–Selling Tree Programs
- Bulletin #48–Teamwork Strengthens Community Forestry
- Bulletin #50–Tree Campus USA
- Bulletin #54–How to Grow a Great Tree Board
- Bulletin #56–Help Stop Insect and Disease Invasions
2010 Tree City USA Bulletin Annual Report–A Year of Effective Partnerships
Annual Partners Conference
One of the best sources of information and examples is the annual Partners in Community Forestry National Conference. It is sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation and its partners in a different area of the country each year.
- Centers for Disease Control
- New Jersey Tree Foundation Annual Report
- Alliance for Community Trees
Call 1-888-448-7337 Monday–Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM CST