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Chapter 1: Introduction

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This chapter introduces Austin’s Urban Forest Plan by providing information on why we should care about our trees and vegetation and the benefits derived from them. In addition, this chapter lays out Austin’s vision, goals, and guiding principles.

WHAT IS AN URBAN FOREST? SCOPE OF THIS PLAN BENEFITS OF THE URBAN FOREST THE NEED FOR A PLAN GOALS OF THE PLAN PROCESS A VISION FOR AUSTIN’S URBAN FOREST GUIDING PRINCIPLES COMMUNITY VOICES

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Profile for Austin Urban Forestry Program

Austin's Urban Forest Plan: A Master Plan for Public Property  

Today, urban forests are increasingly considered an element of a much larger green infrastructure network. Within this network, the urban fo...

Austin's Urban Forest Plan: A Master Plan for Public Property  

Today, urban forests are increasingly considered an element of a much larger green infrastructure network. Within this network, the urban fo...

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