Guides

Key information and resources on tree selection, care, and maintenance.

Vibrant Cities Lab: Grow an Urban Forestry Program from the Ground Up

How do you easily make cities more vibrant? That is the main question the U.S. Forest Service, American Forests, and the National Association of Regional Councils was looking to answer when they created the user friendly and visually stunning Vibrant Cities Lab to help city managers, policymakers and advocates build thriving urban forest programs from …

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Why We Don’t Plant Trees in the Summer

Many people ask us: “Why don’t you plant trees in the summer?” Our answer is always: “Because it’s too hot out.” Trust us, we would love to plant trees in the summer. Doing so would get us one step closer to our 40 percent tree canopy goal. However, the fact is that the general heat …

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