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Economics and public value of urban forests

Author(s):

Kathleen L. Wolf

Year:

2004

Publication type:

Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Primary Station(s):

Pacific Northwest Research Station

Source:

Urban Agriculture Magazine, Special Issue on Urban and Periurban Forestry, 13: 31-33.

Description

Scientific understanding of how urban trees, forests and green space benefit people has expanded substantially in recent years to include social, environmental and economic domains. Despite increasing scientific evidence, there is a lag in policy response in many municipalities.

Citation

Wolf, Kathleen L. 2004. Economics and public value of urban forests. Urban Agriculture Magazine, Special Issue on Urban and Periurban Forestry. 13: 31-33.

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