i-Tree is a state-of-the-art, peer-reviewed software suite from the USDA Forest Service that provides urban and rural forestry analysis and benefits assessment tools. The i-Tree tools can help strengthen forest management and advocacy efforts by quantifying forest structure and the environmental benefits that trees provide.
Vibrant cities cultivate thriving urban forests that boost public health, safety, sustainability and economic growth. The US Forest Service, American Forests and the National Association of Regional Councils created Vibrant Cities Lab to help city managers, policymakers and advocates build thriving urban forest programs.
A wealth of tools and resources on community forestry planning from Cornell’s Urban Horticulture Institute. The Institute works with municipalities to assess and manage their urban tree resources while applying appropriate technologies.
MyWoodlot provides advice on landownership, and ways to connect with other landowners. They’ve gathered resources on woodlands from landowners and professionals, and given them context through projects for landowners.
Learn how to care for your woodland with the plentiful resources available through this University of Wisconsin Madison website like classes, webinars, and publications on forest health and maintenance.
DEC Forest Health
DEC’s Forest Health program is responsible for monitoring the ecological health and function of all NYS forests. The highest priority is placed on early detection of and rapid response to high-impact invasive species that may threaten the health of our forests.