Links dedicated to studying, preserving, expanding and establishing the
http://www.urbanforest.on.net/index.html The Southern Australian
Urban Forest Biodiversity
New York studies of the urban ecosystem. This contains
links to other USDA Forest Service research projects
The Urban Forests Centre's goal is to promote the
protection and enhancement of treed areas and
greenspaces in urban environments and inhabited landscapes across Canada.
Vancouver's civic government became acutely aware of the
importance of trees after the Clouds of Change report was presented in 1990
by the Greater Vancouver Regional District Task Force on Atmospheric Change.
It spawned new programs and a new emphasis on preserving and enhancing the
city's tree population.
The Virginia Urban Forest Council is a private, non-profit
organization whose mission is to "enhance the quality of life through
stewardship of our Commonwealth's urban and community forests".
A major UK project in Urban Forestry
Friends of the Urban Forest, San Francisco's citizen
urban forestry organization, is committed to the belief
that trees are a critical element of a livable urban environment.
Planning a living watershed in Los Angeles
Links on the esthetic effects of urban flora
"A flower is an exquisite thing, beautiful and delicate, a
harbinger of hope for the green world that lets us all
survive." Karl Urban