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Urban Forestry logo Urban Forestry Demonstration Urban Forestry... the art, science, and technology of managing trees and forest resources in and around urban community ecosystems for the physiological, sociological, economic, and aesthetic benefits trees provide society.

This web site was built upon a demonstration project conducted at the UT Arboretum. The project was designed to demonstrate urban forestry practices and to lay an initial foundation for promoting and heightening awareness of urban forest stewardship. Seven sites were established at the Arboretum that demonstrated elements of urban forestry. Click on the links below to read tips, techniques, and best practices for an urban setting that resulted from this project.

This project was supported by an Urban Forestry Grant from the USDA Forest Service and the Tennessee Department of Agriculture, Forestry Division.

University of Tennessee - Forest Resources AgResearch and Education Center
901 South Illinois Avenue, Oak Ridge, Tennessee 37830 · Telephone: 865-483-3571 · Email: UTforest@utk.edu