Community forestry resources: Plant selection

Cornell resources:

Recommended Urban Trees – Profiles more than 90 tree species that can thrive in tough urban conditions, and explains how to match these species to the site. See also Recommended Urban Trees: A Cornell Campus Walk (.pdf).

Journal articles – Technical papers on plant selection by researchers at Cornell’s Urban Horticulture Institute.

Other resource:

Tree Selection – International Society of Arboriculture brochure series.

Community Tree Selection – USDA Forest Service Northeast Center for Urban and Community Forestry Urban and Community Forestry Factsheets.

Low-Maintenance Street Tree Cultivars – USDA Forest Service Northeast Center for Urban and Community Forestry Urban and Community Forestry Factsheets.

Underwire Trees – USDA Forest Service Northeast Center for Urban and Community Forestry Urban and Community Forestry Factsheets.

Buying High-Quality Trees – International Society of Arboriculture brochure series.

Buying Quality Trees – USDA Forest Service Northeast Center for Urban and Community Forestry Urban and Community Forestry Factsheets.

Native Tree Species – USDA Forest Service Northeast Center for Urban and Community Forestry Urban and Community Forestry Factsheets.