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Chapter 1: Introduction

Figure 1.3 | Public Interest in Urban Forestry (Survey Results)

Landscape maintenance technician 1% Nonprofit 3% Tree advocacy group 1%

City government 6%

Other government (County, state, etc.) 1% Other 4%

Tree service company; non non tree related business or trade organization; business owner or manager 1% Neighborhood organization representative 2%

Resident 81%

Source: City of Austin, Urban Forestry Program

Top 5 Citizen Goals for the Urban Forest 1) Sustainability of the urban forest (i.e. resistance to drought, climate conditions, etc.) 2) Quality of care of public trees 3) Consistent funding and management across City departments 4) Protecting wildlife and habitat 5) Preservation of historic and important trees

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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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