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Improving the Nature of Cities and Towns

Urban areas across the nation have tripled in extent since the 1950s.5 Chances are that you are among the 80 percent of Americans who live in the urban and community forest. There are many ways to invest in community forests and support sustainable local programs that protect, manage, maintain, and plant trees. Your State forestry agency and the U.S. Forest Service work together with cities and towns, nonprofit organizations, tree care professionals, neighborhood groups, and volunteers, to create greener, more livable communities.

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2010
ID: 
NA-IN-01-10
Author: 
USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Area State & Private Forestry
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Online
Topic:
Greening Your Community
Trees
Improving the Nature of Cities and Towns
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