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Cornell Community Forestry

Site contact:
Dr. Nina L. Bassuk
Horticulture Section
134A Plant Science Bldg
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
Phone: (607) 255-4586
Fax:(607) 255-9998
Email: nlb2@cornell.edu

Community Forestry
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Other resources:

Recognizing Tree Hazards - International Society of Arboriculture brochure series.

Prioritizing Risk Trees in a Community - Article from the Northeast Center for Urban and Community Forestry.

Tree Emergency Plan Worksheet - Guide for managing trees before, during and after storms from the USDA Forest Service's Northeastern Area Field Office website.

Community Tree Risk Management Plan - Systematic approach to identify high-risk trees and and reduce hazards.

Storm Damage Resource Center - Includes protocol for storm damage assessment, from USDA Forest Service Northeast Center for Urban & Community Forestry

Bulletins on How to Care for Storm Damaged Trees - How to assess, care, prune and replace, from Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation.

Managing Storm Damaged Trees - USDA Forest Service Northeast Center for Urban and Community Forestry Urban and Community Forestry Factsheets.

Hazard Mitigation - USDA Forest Service Northeast Center for Urban and Community Forestry Urban and Community Forestry Factsheets.

Hazard Evaluation - USDA Forest Service Northeast Center for Urban and Community Forestry Urban and Community Forestry Factsheets.

Evaluation of Trunk Cavities - USDA Forest Service Northeast Center for Urban and Community Forestry Urban and Community Forestry Factsheets.

Predicting Limb Breakage - USDA Forest Service Northeast Center for Urban and Community Forestry Urban and Community Forestry Factsheets.

Why Topping Hurts Trees - International Society of Arboriculture brochure series.

Cabling and Bracing - USDA Forest Service Northeast Center for Urban and Community Forestry Urban and Community Forestry Factsheets.

Codominant Stems - USDA Forest Service Northeast Center for Urban and Community Forestry Urban and Community Forestry Factsheets.

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