A Guide to Urban Forest Plans:
Learn about the benefits of planning for and managing the urban forest as well as the differences between types of urban forest plans. Check out our self-assessment tool to determine where your urban forestry program falls in a tiered system and what the next steps are for strengthening your program. Learn about the data your community should have to inform your urban forest plan, the recommended planning sequence, as well as the components of a plan and the planning process. This free guide was written for local government and advocacy groups and contains urban forest plan case studies and guidance on writing your request for bids to get the type of plan you need to manage your urban forest.
View or download the book here. Download the self-assessment tool here.