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Henry D. Gerhold, “Our Heritage of Community Trees” (Pennsylvania Urban and Community Forestry Council, 2008).
Julie E. Steiner, “Guardians of Municipal Public Trees: Commonwealth of Massachusetts Tree Wardens’ Authority and Accountability” (Western New England Law Review, 2016).
BACKGROUND FOR ACTION / GRANT APPLICATIONS
Tree City USA Guidelines (Arbor Day Foundation)
Sample Tree City Ordinance (Arbor Day Foundation)
Urban and Community Forestry Challenge Grant, Mass. DCR (2018)
TREE TALKS 2019 (POWERPOINTS)
Dave Bloniarz, U.S. Forest Service, “Street Trees, Threats and Solutions,” March 2019
Mollie Freilicher, Community Forester, Mass. Dept. of Conservation and Recreation,
“New Salem’s Visioning Process and Options for Street Trees,” April 2019.
RELATED: “Northampton’s Four-Year Tree Transformation,” by Rick Parasiliti, Northampton Tree Warden, and Lilly Lombard, chair, Northampton Tree Commission (Powerpoint, 2018).
MASTER PLANS, INVENTORIES, ETC.
Ithaca’s Trees: Master Plan (2009, rev. 2014).
Plainfield, VT., Public Shade Tree Inventory (2015).
Chicago Regional Tree Initiative, Master Plan 2050 (2019)
ON SELECTING SPECIES
Selecting and Planting Trees (Morton Arboretum, Lisle, Ill., 2015)
OTHER TREE GROUPS
Worcester Tree Initiative
For background on Worcester’s tree issues, read Mollie Freilicher’s article, “Tree by Tree, Yard by Yard” (Arnoldia Arboretum, Harvard, 2011).
Chicago Regional Tree Initiative
The Morton Arboretum (Lisle, Ill.)
A beautiful website with many resources, including this flyer on “What’s the value of a tree?”
Great Barrington Pollinator Study (Conway School, Winter 2018).
An excellent monthly publication, edited by our friend from DCR, Mollie Freilicher.
May 2019 issue.
Back issues here.