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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
Site assessment resources

Cornell resources:


Recommended Urban Trees - Online publication from Cornell's Urban Horticulture Institute includes Why do site assessment?, background information on site assessment, site assessment checklist and how to complete it, as well as profiles of more than 90 trees.

Journal articles - Technical papers on site selection and environmental stress by researchers at Cornell's Urban Horticulture Institute.

Site assessment PowerPoint - Use to help audiences understand the importance and process of site assessment.

Other resources:

Avoiding Tree & Utility Conflicts - International Society of Arboriculture brochure series.

Road Salt and Trees - USDA Forest Service Northeast Center for Urban and Community Forestry Urban and Community Forestry Factsheets.

Trees and Sidewalks - USDA Forest Service Northeast Center for Urban and Community Forestry Urban and Community Forestry Factsheets.

Setback Planting - USDA Forest Service Northeast Center for Urban and Community Forestry Urban and Community Forestry Factsheets.

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