Urban Forestry Manual (q) - Urban Forestry and Public Policy
This unit is an introduction to understanding public policy and how it relates to urban forestry.
First, it describes why public policy is important and the role each level of government has in setting public policy that affects urban forestry. The second section focuses on local government and the role of Tree Boards because here is where most urban forestry policy is created and implemented. The next section reviews public policy tools with an emphasis on tree ordinances, which can used to address urban forestry issues in a community. Finally, trees in civil matters are briefly discussed.
USDA Forest Service
Athens, GA (US)
Public Policy, Urban Forest Management
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