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Community trees improve cities and towns, as seen in Philadelphia.
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This article explains planning hierarchies and putting tree planning into practice, including effective administration; analysis of hazardous trees; proper site preparation; and proper tree selection. More
Topping trees results in large areas of decay and fast-growing, weak, and unattractive watersprouts.
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Don't Top Trees

Henry Gerhold, Ph.D., William Elmendorf, Ph.D.

This article explains the dangers of tree topping and what measures should be taken to prevent them. More
Community forests enhace neighborhoods, like the tree-lined street these girls ride their bikes down.
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Community Forests

Sanford S. Smith, Ph.D.

Community forests are made up of the trees, plants, wildlife, and water found in places where people live, work, and play together. People play an important part in their care. More