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Soil Carbon Dynamics in Residential Lawns Converted from Appalachian Mixed Oak Stands
The conversion of unmanaged forest land to homesites dominated by managed turfgrass lawns continues to increase and has large potential impacts on biogeochemical cycling. The conversion process from forest into mowed ...
Wood utilization in Virginia's interface forestlands and urban forests
(Virginia Forestry Association, 2018-02-13)
A Comparison of Geospatial Methods for Tree Canopy Assessment: A Case Study of an Urbanized College Campus
Urban tree canopy (UTC) assessment is essential for understanding the structure and function of urban forests and devising management strategies. Geospatial techniques are routinely utilized for UTC assessment, yet their ...
Recommendations for University Tree-Care Programs
(Association of Physical Plant Administrators, 2019-11-18)
Greening the city: are we bringing foresters to the table?
(Society of American Foresters, 2018-06-15)
Optimizing landscape tree placement to conserve energy for heating and cooling residential structures
Landscape trees can help reduce energy consumption by shading homes in summer and by blocking winds in winter. Because most modern homes have automated climate control, homebuilders and homeowners often do not give much ...
Careers paths in urban forestry and arboriculture: linking higher education and professional advancement
Urban forestry and arboriculture are tightly coupled professions whose disciplinary origins and evolution are closely interwoven. Over the past 25 years, these professions have advanced rapidly as urban forests have emerged ...
Master Naturalist Opportunities with the Virginia Big Tree Program
Webinar presented as part of the monthly continuing education series for Virginia Master Naturalists