urban forestry

A new book presents in depth information on how trees change with time.  The book’s authors are researchers at the Forest Service’s Pacific Northwest Research Station.  The book is available from your favorite bookseller.  More information is avilable at the publisher’s website:  http://www.springer.com/life+sciences/forestry/book/978-94-007-1241-6

A new guide to invasive plants is now available.  Nonnative Plants of the Pacific Coast Region-  a field guide for identification is available from the Forest Service’s Pacific Northwest Research Station  as a 12 mb download or a hardcopy that can be requested.  This thorough  guide has  color  pictures and  descriptions to aid identification.  Download is available from:  http://www.fs.fed.us/pnw/pubs/pnw_gtr817.pdf   and the hardcopy version can be ordered by   sending an e-mail to pnw_pnwpubs@fs.fed.us. Ask for

Article in the Wilson Quarterly on the history of growing urban trees and their benefits:   What is a tree worth?

An article about the Engelmann Oaks of the southwest.

engelmann oaks

A new publication is available from the Oregon Dept. of Forestry discusses planting native and non native trees.  Here’s the link:   Natives_vs_Nonnatives.OR 09 

 This link will also be added to our list of available publications filed under publications in the header.