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Title: Urban Watershed Forestry Manual Part 3: Urban Tree Planting Guide

Author: Cappiella, Karen; Schueler, Tom; Wright, Tiffany; Tomlinson, Jennifer

Year: 2006

Publication: USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Area, State and Private Forestry NA-TP-01-06

Abstract: This is the third in a three-manual series on using trees to protect and restore urban watersheds. A brief description of each part follows. Part 3. Urban Tree Planting Guide provides detailed guidance on urban tree planting that is applicable at both the development site and the watershed scales. Topics covered include site assessment, planting design, site preparation and other pre-planting considerations, and planting and maintenance techniques. An Urban Tree Selection Guide is included for use in selecting the best tree and shrub species for the planting site.

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