Maintaining the Diversity of California’s Municipal Forests

  title={Maintaining the Diversity of California’s Municipal Forests},
  author={Robert N. Muller and Carol Bornstein},
  journal={Arboriculture \& Urban Forestry},
Policies to promote urban forest diversity were assessed in 49 California, U.S. municipalities through a short questionnaire, followed by evaluation of street tree inventories and approved planting lists. While the majority of respondents (82%) indicated maintaining species diversity was an objective in managing their municipal forest, fewer than half of those responding positively (48%) had codified the objective in an actual urban forest management plan. Protecting against invasive species… 

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