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    Author(s): John F. DwyerDavid J. Nowak; Gary W. Watson
    Date: 2002
    Source: Journal of Arboriculture 28(5):231-236
    Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
    Station: North Central Research Station
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    Description

    Urban forestry research promises to continue to be an integral part of the growth and development of forestry in urban and urbanizing areas of the United States. The future is expected to bring increased emphasis on research in support of the care of trees and other plants, ecological restoration, and comprehensive and adaptive management across the landscape. Particular emphasis will be needed on research to guide improvements in urban forest health; ecological restoration techniques; resource inventory and monitoring; dialogue among forest resource owners, managers, and uses; collaboration among agencies and groups; how forest configurations influence forest use and benefits; and dissemination of information about urban forests and their management.

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    Citation

    Dwyer, John F.; Nowak, David J.; Watson, Gary W. 2002. Future Directions for Urban Forestry Research in the United States. Journal of Arboriculture 28(5):231-236

    Keywords

    Urban forest, arbonculture, landscape, collaboration

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