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Relationships between bole and crown size for young urban trees in the northeastern USA
Abstract Knowledge of allometric equations can enable urban forest managers to meet desired economic, social, and ecological goals. However, there remains limited regional data on young tree growthExpand
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Research note: Greater tree canopy cover is associated with lower rates of both violent and property crime in New Haven, CT
Abstract Evolving literature suggests that modifiable neighborhood characteristics such as trees and other vegetation are inversely associated with crime. This study examines the relationship betweenExpand
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Stewardship Success: How Community Group Dynamics Affect Urban Street Tree Survival and Growth
Over the last two decades, there has been a substantial increase in street tree plantings across the United States. Many cities have set ambitious planting goals, relying on volunteer communityExpand
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Did community greening reduce crime? Evidence from New Haven, CT, 1996-2007.
For some volunteers, neighborhood safety is one of the reasons for becoming involved in community greening. For example, many volunteers of the Community Greenspace program at the Urban ResourcesExpand
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Why opt-in to a planting program? Long-term residents value street tree aesthetics
Many cities are making substantial capital investments in urban tree planting. Residents play active and diverse roles in enhancing and protecting the urban forest, and are therefore critical to manyExpand
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