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By: Department for Communities and Local Government
Urban trees have an important role in sustainable communities, providing numerous aesthetic, social, and health benefits. Their importance within urban 'green spaces' has been emphasised by a number of Government reports. This survey was commissioned in 2004 and aims to provide up-to-date information on the national urban tree stock and urban tree management by local authorities in order to inform best practice.
* Provides up-to-date information on the national urban tree stock and urban tree management by local authorities.
* Identifies and evaluates trends in the urban tree population since the 1992-93 'Trees in Towns' study.
* Delivers datasets collected to enable use with appropriate geo-coding and case referencing.
* Identifies and analyses financial and other resources available to support tree management and other tree activity.
* Introduces evidence-based approaches and models for the management and maintenance of urban trees.
This publication also includes a CD containing the full report, 12 case studies of good or innovative practice, and an essential mapping tool with tree survey data.
- Peter Thomas, British Ecological Society Bulletin, August 2013
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