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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
Plant selection resources


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.

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