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Connecting People with Ecosystems in the 21st Century: An Assessment of Our Nationís Urban Forests
Connecting People with Ecosystems in the 21st Century: An Assessment of Our Nation’s Urban Forests
 
Our Price: $60.00
Year: 2000
Pages: 483
Binding Paperback

Product Code: 0756710456

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John F. Dwyer. Metro. areas (urban counties) cover 24% of the conterminous U.S. & contain 74 billion trees that cover 33% of these counties. Between 1950 & 1990, metro. areas nearly tripled in size. This is the first nat. assessment of urban forest resources in the U.S. & details variations in urbanization & urban tree cover across the U.S. by state, county, & individual urban area. It illustrates local-scale variation & complexity of the urban forest resource & how this resource changes through time in response to a wide range of forces. Outlines areas that will facilitate comprehensive & sustainable urban forest mgmt. & improve environ. quality, enhance human health, & connect people with ecosystems. Illus.

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