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Vincent Cotrone, Penn State University
Recovering from Storm Damage: Assessing Trees on Your Property - Workshops Workshops
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Following recent storms that have damaged numerous trees, it is important to learn how to evaluate tree condition, defects and risks associated with them. More
Mulching Landscape Trees
Mulching Landscape Trees - Articles Articles

Mulching Landscape Trees

David R. Jackson

Mulches are materials placed over the soil surface to enhance landscape beauty, improve soil conditions, protect plants from foot traffic and lawn equipment, and suppress weeds. More
Managing Natural Resources: A Guide for Municipal Commissions
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Managing Natural Resources: A Guide for Municipal Commissions

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

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This publication serves as a guide for municipalities on the planning and management of street trees, parks, and open space as important community assets. More
Annual Community Tree Budget Worksheet Annual Community Tree Budget Worksheet - Tools and Apps

Annual Community Tree Budget Worksheet

William Elmendorf, Ph.D.

A budget estimates costs for the year, including costs of anticipated program growth. All tree budgets should provide for tree removals, pruning, and planting. More
Annual Work Schedule for Community Trees Annual Work Schedule for Community Trees - Tools and Apps

Annual Work Schedule for Community Trees

William Elmendorf, Ph.D.

This worksheet is helpful to arborists in developing a yearly work schedule. Categories include, planning, planting, pruning, removals. other tasks, and public relations/fund raising. More
Lumber being air-dried
How Urban Log Quality Affects Product Potential Actions - Webinars Webinars
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Trees in urban areas can often be used for products. Learn how tree defects can affect the quality of lumber and other forest products that are made from them. More
Conducting Community Tree Inventories
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An introduction to planning and implementing street and park tree inventories. More
Dealing with Local Timber Harvesting Ordinances
Dealing with Local Timber Harvesting Ordinances - Articles Articles
Timber harvesting is regulated by a fraction of Pennsylvania's local governments, but more municipalities are beginning to regulate harvesting in order to maintain forests for future generations. More
2016 PA TreeVitalize and Tree City USA Update
2016 PA TreeVitalize and Tree City USA Update - Webinars Webinars
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PA DCNR Bureau of Forestry Community Forestry Training and Partnership Specialist Ellen Roane shows how Pennsylvania communities can receive technical assistance in managing their tree canopy. More
Improving the damaged soils left behind by construction will increase the survival of trees planted.
Understanding Tree Planting in Construction-Damaged Soils - Articles Articles
This article describes fabricated soils, which can be heavily compacted, polluted, and unfertile, full of trash and debris and have unhealthy high or low pH ranges. More
Citizen Tree Monitoring
Citizen Tree Monitoring - Webinars Webinars
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Mark Hockley with DCNR Bureau of Forestry and Dr. Lara Roman with US Forest Service Northern Experiment Station present a street tree monitoring pilot program. More
What Killed this Tree: Diagnosing Site Related Problems
What Killed this Tree: Diagnosing Site Related Problems - Webinars Webinars
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Penn State Extension Commercial Horticulture Educator Scott Guiser presents landscape experiences where pest and disease were not the leading cause of tree failure. More
The Ecology of Streams and Forested Buffers The Ecology of Streams and Forested Buffers - Webinars
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Presented by Bernard W. Sweeney, Ph.D. , President and Director of the Stroud Water Research Center More
Tips for Success in Establishing and Maintaining Forested Stream Buffers Tips for Success in Establishing and Maintaining Forested Stream Buffers - Webinars
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Presented by David Wise, Watershed Restoration Manager, Stroud Water Research Center More
Planting Stormwater Control Systems Planting Stormwater Control Systems - Webinars
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Presented by Connie Schmotzer, Horticulture Educator, Penn State Extension More
Penn State Center's Stormwater Mitigation Initiatives in Pittsburgh Penn State Center's Stormwater Mitigation Initiatives in Pittsburgh - Webinars
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Presented by Lisa Kunst Vavro, RLA, Sustainable Environments Manager, The Penn State Center in Pittsburgh More
Incorporating Green Infrastructure to Revitalize Your Community: Lancaster, PA Incorporating Green Infrastructure to Revitalize Your Community: Lancaster, PA - Webinars
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Presented by Charlotte Katzenmoyer, Director of Public Works, City of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. More
Maintaining Green Infrastructure Systems in Your Commuity Maintaining Green Infrastructure Systems in Your Commuity - Webinars
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Presented by Robert Traver, Ph.D., Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Director of the Villanova Urban Stormwater Partnership, Villanova University More
Green Stormwater Infrastructure: An Overview of Villanova University's Research Green Stormwater Infrastructure: An Overview of Villanova University's Research - Webinars
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Presented by Robert Traver, Ph.D., Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Director of the Villanova Urban Stormwater Partnership. More
Green Infrastructure in Practice: Engaging Philadelphia
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Presented by Tommy McCann, Horticulture Educator, Penn State Extension More
Green Roofs for Stormwater Management
Green Roofs for Stormwater Management - Webinars Webinars
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Presented by Robert Berghage, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Horticulture, Director of the Center for Green Roof Research, Penn State University More
Curbside infiltration planter in State College, PA
Artful Rainwater Design - Webinars Webinars
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Presented by Stuart Echols, Ph.D, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture, & Eliza Pennypacker, Department Head & Professor of Landscape Architecture, Penn State More
Why Care about Trees
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Why Care about Trees

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Learn the latest research findings quantifying social, environmental, and economic benefits trees provide. More
Utilizing Urban Wood: EAB and the Michigan Experience
Utilizing Urban Wood: EAB and the Michigan Experience - Webinars Webinars
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Southeast Michigan Resource Conservation and Development Agent Jessica Simons presents steps the Council followed in their successful usage of trees infested by the emerald ash borer. More
Urban Tree Canopy Assessment
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Pennsylvania DCNR Bureau of Forestry presents assessment protocols adopted by the US Forest Service, and results gathered in Pennsylvania communities. More
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