Review - Institutions of Higher Education: Old-Growth Forest Fragment and Urban Tree Care Plans
Walters, Rodney S.
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Extensive focused research of universities’ and colleges’ urban forest and remnant forest areas yielded valuable insights and comparisons into relevant efforts benefiting the Stadium Woods Stewardship Plan. Positive successes and valuable lessons learned through failures and restarts helped optimize the content of the Stadium Woods Stewardship Plan. Research and implementation methods utilized to conduct reviews, describe findings, and provide conclusions by the various sources in this document aid in the formation of issues and associated resolutions for Virginia Tech’s (VT) Stadium Woods. The descriptions of these varied forest remnants appear to be of lower ecological health, to be younger in age, and to have smaller trees than Virginia Tech’s Stadium Woods. However, the application of their collective approaches greatly assisted the research for VT’s Plan. Additionally, the uniqueness of the Stadium Woods (SW) effort has the potential to pay it forward to both current projects and those planned for future implementation. This document’s logical progression takes advantage of three critical categories of information gathered from the diversity of the included resources:
- Old-growth Forest Manager Responses
- Peer Institution Urban Forest Plans
- Natural Land Area, Forest Stewardship/Management Plans, & Information From Higher Education Institutions
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