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Chapter 3: Implementation

IMPLEMENTATION GOALS & ACTIONS

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ecause implementation is the first step in a transformation of public urban forest management, in order for a plan to be effective, and produce change, implementation of the plan must spell out clear, measurable objectives. These objectives must be broad to accommodate the scope of the plan, and must address the strategic purpose (as opposed to a tactical purpose) of the plan. The success of the plan will be measured in terms of the City’s response to addressing the items laid out in the form of the Departmental Operational Plans and in making strides in advancing the Urban Forester functions. If implementation goals are met, there should be a marked change in the performance measures, which, as a whole, can be considered a report card on the City’s urban forest resource management.

Austin’s Urban Forest Plan A Master Plan for Public Property

20-Year Timeframe 5-Year Review Cycle

5-Year Review Cycle

5-Year Review Cycle

5-Year Review Cycle

Annual State of the Urban Forest Report -- Per formance Repor t Card --- Depar tmental Operational Plans --

GUIDELINES Time Frame: The time frame for the Austin Urban Forest Plan is twenty years. Every five years following its adoption, the Urban Forest Plan shall be reviewed by the Urban Forestry Board with assistance from Urban Forester and will be evaluated to determine its efficacy in achieving the Plan vision. If the Urban Forestry Board determines that adjustments to the Austin Urban Forest Plan are needed, the Urban Forestry Board may

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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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