Sources for More Information
Bulletin #87: Making a Case for Community Trees
Here are some direct links to the methods mentioned in this bulletin that can help you make a case for trees.
- The National Tree Benefit Calculator
- The i-Tree suite of software includes i-Tree Design and i-Tree Eco as well as others.
- Information about tree appraisals and appraisers is best found by searching online for “tree appraisals.” To locate a nearby consulting arborist who may do tree appraisals, contact the American Society of Consulting Arborists.
- The publication, Guide for Plant Appraisal is available from the International Society of Arboriculture.
- One of many publications about the myriad benefit of trees has been produced by Dr. Kathleen Wolf, the researcher who has done considerable research on the relationship of trees and businesses PDF. This one will lead you to other studies that help make a case for trees.
Key Tree City USA Bulletins
- Placing a Value on Trees
- Trees and Public Health
- Trees & Green Space Make Economic Sense
- The Healing Power of Trees