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Syracuse urban forest master plan: guiding the city's forest resource into the 21st centuryAuthor(s): David J. Nowak; Paul R. O'Connor; [Compilers]
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-287. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station. 50 p.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionThe Syracuse Urban Forest Master Plan is one of the most comprehensive urban forest assessments ever developed for a city. This report combines a high-resolution digital urban cover map with field vegetation sampling data from all land uses, a 100-percent street-tree inventory, a survey of city residents regarding desirable and undesirable tree characteristics and functions, and a survey of local tree experts on the best trees for various city conditions. These data provide a wealth of information related to the urban forest resource and its management in Syracuse in the 21st century.
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CitationNowak, David J.; O''Connor, Paul R.; [Compilers] 2001. Syracuse urban forest master plan: guiding the city''s forest resource into the 21st century. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-287. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station. 50 p.
Keywordsurban forestry, urban tree cover, street-tree cover, street-tree inventory, public survey, urban forest planning
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