Author(s): HIBBERD BG
This handbook aims to give practical advice on the establishment and subsequent management of trees and woodlands in urban and urban fringe areas. It is published to coincide with the launch of the Countryside Commission's campaign to promote the planting of new forests around towns and cities to provide major recreational opportunities for the public and resources for multi-purpose forestry. The book has been designed with the intention of meeting a wide variety of needs, reflecting the many and varied disciplines and requirements involved in urban forestry. Covering principles and objectives as well as technical specifications and practical information, it may be used as a textbook by students and those new to the subject, while many professionals may wish to dip into chapters dealing with their specific interests.
Urban forests; urban forestry and the community; preparation and planting; aftercare and management; the potential for timber.