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Urban & Community Forestry
On-Line Publications
Tree SelectionTree Choices: Native? Non-native? Invasive? The terms can be relative (pdf) 

Trees for Oregon Cities: About Conifers (pdf)

Urban Trees and Shrubs: A guide to the selection of trees and shrubs and their care in urban areas 

Silvics of North America   

Tree Care and Maintenance
Pruning Basics (pdf) 

Tree Protection on Construction and Development Sites​ (pdf)

Can These Trees Be Saved? (pdf) 

Maintaining Hazard-Resistant Ponderosa Pine Trees (pdf)   
Planting Trees in Designed and Built Community Landscapes  
Reducing Tree Damage in Future Storms (pdf) 

Tree Care Consumer Information Series (ISA)  
Tree Decay: An Expanded Concept  
Tree First Aid (pdf) 
Tree Topping (Forest Facts) February 2008 

Tree BenefitsWildlife Habitat in Urban Areas (pdf) 

Trees and Health: Walkable Communities (pdf) 

Tree InventoryA Guide to Street Tree Inventory Software  

Tree Regulation and OrdinancesGuidelines for Developing and Evaluating Tree Ordinances  
Guidelines for Developing Urban Forest Practice Ordinances (pdf) 
Local Governments with Forest Practice Regulations Supplanting the Oregon Forest Practices Act (pdf) 

Storms Over the Urban Forest  ​

Urban Forestry in OregonUrban & Community Forestry in Oregon (pdf) - Investing in More Livable Cities & Communities 
Urban Growth Boundaries and the Oregon Forest Practices Act (pdf) ​

2004 City Survey Final Results (pdf) 
1150232_ODF_Arboretums Brochure-WEB.pdfArboretums_Brochure.pdf (pdf) 
A Technical Guide to Urban and Community Forestry 
An Urban & Community Forestry Research and Education Agenda for Oregon (pdf)
Sustainability Green Homebuilding (pdf)








Print Only Materials
To obtain single copies of any printed material below, please e-mail us.

  • ODF Urban and Community Forestry Program Brochure

  • An Introductory Guide to Urban and Community Forestry Programs

  • A Technical Guide to Community and Urban Forestry in Washington, Oregon, and California

  • Introductory Guide to Arbor Day (ISA)

  • Urban and Community Forestry Minority Outreach Guide

  • Tree Selection Guide for Southwestern Oregon

  • A Handbook for Tree Board Members (NADF)

  • Guide to Oregon Historical Markers and Heritage Trees

  • The Right Tree in the Right Place (PacifiCorp)

  • Small Trees for Small Places (PacifiCorp)

  • Power Friendly Trees