Sources for More Information
Bulletin #94: Let’s Diversify Community Forests
Here are some leads that expand on what was covered in Bulletin No. 94. Quick links are provided for your convenience.
The following are in order of mention in Bulletin No. 94:
- Urban Forest Diversity by Joe R. McBride
- Urban Tree Diversity for Sustainable Cities by Justin Morgenroth, et al.
- Trees for Urban Planting: Diversity, Uniformity and Common Sense by Frank S. Santamour
- Permaculture – Tree City USA Bulletin No. 59
- Overview of Portland, Oregon’s tree planting specifications; Plant Lists; and street tree list
- Adapting Urban Forests to Climate Change in the Chicago Region by Leslie A. Brandt, et al. Also see Tree City USA Bulletin No. 92.
- iTree Eco and other iTree tools.
- Diversity indices: Simpson’s and Shannon’s
- Where Have All the Trees Gone? Urban Forestry Today Webcast. Amherst, MA: Univ. of Massachusetts. Available online Ball, J. 2016.
- Global Patterns of Diversity in the Urban Forest: Is There Evidence to Support the 10/20/30 Rule? Urban Forestry & Urban Greening 13 (2014) 411-417. Kendal, D., Dobbs, C. and Loohr, V.I.
- Street Tree Diversity in Eastern North America and its Potential for Tree Loss to Exotic Borers. Arboriculture & Urban Forestry 32(6):297-304. Raupp, M.J., Cumming, A.B., Raupp, E. C. 2006.
- Trees for Urban Planting: Diversity, Uniformity, and Common Sense. Pp. 57-65 In: METRIA 7: Trees for the Nineties: Landscape Tree Selection, Testing, Evaluation, and Introduction: Proceedings of the Seventh Conference of the Metropolitan Tree Improvement Alliance, The Morton Arboretum, Lisle, IL, June 11-12, 1990. Santamour, F. S. 1990.
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