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    Author(s): Jill Pokorny; Joseph O'Brien; Richard Hauer; Gary Johnson; Jana Albers; Peter Bedker; Manfred Mielke
    Date: 2003
    Source: USDA Forest Service Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry 1992 Folwell Ave. St. Paul, MN 55108
    Publication Series: Technical Bulletin
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    Description

    Urban Tree Risk Management: A Community Guide to Program Design and Implementation is a fully illustrated, easy to read training manual written for community leaders, administrators, city foresters, parks and public works staff, and private tree care practitioners. The manual is designed to assist communities design, adopt and implement tree risk management programs, and train field staff to detect, assess, and correct hazardous defects in urban trees. A team of experts in urban forestry, plant pathology and forest health collaborated to produce this manual. Consulting arborists, city foresters, and educators provided extensive review to ensure the information applies to communities of varying sizes and budgets. Examples of tree defects, risk rating systems, and species selection were chosen to depict tree species and conditions that occur in the Northeastern U.S.

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    Citation

    Pokorny, Jill; O''Brien, Joseph; Hauer, Richard; Johnson, Gary; Albers, Jana; Bedker, Peter; Mielke, Manfred 2003. Urban Tree Risk Management:A Community Guide to Program Design and Implementation. USDA Forest Service Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry 1992 Folwell Ave. St. Paul, MN 55108

    Keywords

    NA-TP-03-03, tree risk, tree management, hazardous defects, hazardous trees, tree safety, tree inspections, tree decay prevent hazardous trees, save trees, tree defects correction, tree pruning, pruning, tree risk zones, defective trees

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