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Chapter 3: Implementation

IMPLEMENTATION TIME LINE This time line lays out all actions that will be implemented by the Urban Forester and/or Urban Forestry Board following adoption of the plan.

Plan adoption

Work group charter established Work group starts developing Austin-specific Standard of Care

Compile operational & regulatory management items

Board reviews and provides recommendations on DOPs in annual public meeting (repeated annually)

City Manager recommends changes to operational & regulatory functions City Manager reviews benchmark data; recommends changes to organization structure & funding

2015

2014

Austin-specific Standard of Care in place

State of the Urban Forest Report & Performance Report Card

2016 Organization structure and funding info to establish benchmarks

DOPs drafted and active implementation started

Urban forest data obtained/utilized

*Note: This graphic is intended to show general implementation deadlines. Some of these dates may change depending on when Austin’s Urban Forest Plan is adopted.

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Management structure and funding welldocumented and aligned with national standards State of the Urban Forest Report & Performance Report Card Recommended strategy for private trees developed by City Councilappointed designees

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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