Community forestry resources: More resources

See also Additional Resources on each page of the resources menu for online resources on specific subjects.

Urban Horticulture Institute – With the explicit mission of improving the quality of urban life by enhancing the functions of plants within the urban ecosystem, UHI’s programs integrate plant stress physiology, horticultural science, plant ecology and soil science.

Northeast Center for Urban and Community Forestry– Responds to urban and community forestry needs, facilitates and supports new and existing research, and coordinates the exchange of information among Northeast states to contribute to healthy and sustainable communities. These factsheets are especially useful.

American Forests – Uses the best science to identify conservation issues, then develops and markets practical solutions to audiences to help develop healthy forest ecosystems for every community.

International Society of Arboriculture – Scientific and educational organization serving the tree care industry for more than 70years. See their excellent tree care information for the general public at

Planting trees in landscapes – One of the most complete websites on landscape tree planting. Research-based resource for professionals using concise language needed to communicate to consumers.

Human Dimensions of Urban Forestry and Urban Greening – Features research on peoples’ perceptions and behaviors regarding nature in cities.

ISA Fact Sheets – Information on selection, planting, care, pruning, and more from the International Society of Arboriculture.

Center for Urban Forest Research – Demonstrates new ways that trees add value to communities, from the USDA Pacific Southwest Research Station at the University of California – Davis.

USDA Northeast Research Station – Information on effects of urban forests and their management on human health and environmental quality.