The trees, vegetation, and green spaces that make up America’s urban forests are essential contributors to virtually every measure of public well-being.
From improving air and water quality, to advancing human health and safety, to promoting economic development and social equity, SUFC’s mission is to convene and mobilize our diverse member network to foster thriving communities through healthy urban and community forests.
In this Issue: op-ed on how America's forests can help fight climate change, Cleveland commits to $10 million to restore tree canopy, and New York City is declared free of Asian longhorned beetles
In this issue: Green Infrastructure Center releases book on mapping and planning for large landscapes, Senators introduce Climate Stewardship Act, and CNN highlights Forest Service's study on annual tree loss.
In this Issue: Conferences, national news, webinars, research, and grant opportunities
In this issue: Forest Service takes on wildland fires, Forest Service Chief visits Tongass National Forest, the Forest Service and Utah implement the state's Shared Stewardship agreement, and USDA releases proposed amendments to greater sage grouse land management plans, among other things.
In this issue: Janette Davis leaves the Cooperative Forestry Program, the Forest Service releases a list of researchers working in the field of U&CF, Dana Karcher becomes the new Policy Working Group co-chair, and a new climate change study is published.
In this issue: Insight into the Meeting of the Minds conference and policy updates on U&CF funding and SUFC testimony on the FY2020 budget proposal
In this issue: Webinars and podcasts on a variety of issues relevant to urban forestry
In this issue: Bartlett Tree Experts, the National Association of State Foresters, and the Arbor Day Foundation