Learn how federal funds can be used to build your community`s urban forestry program. This website contains information to help Alabama cities and towns interested in hiring urban foresters, developing urban forestry management plans, creating tree ordinances, or forming local urban tree advocacy/advisory boards. It also has information on volunteerism, urban tree benefits, and statewide current events.
The Alabama Urban Forestry Association is a statewide organization that acts as an advocate for urban forestry programs and issues in Alabama, provides a forum and clearinghouse for information on urban forestry in Alabama, and provides urban forestry education in the state. This website contains a schedule of related events, information on grant opportunities, answers to tree questions, and more.
“Within Auburn University’s overall mission as the state’s Land Grant University, the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences’ goal is to develop and maintain an outstanding faculty with the diverse backgrounds necessary to provide Auburn students and the citizens of Alabama with superior programs in forestry and wildlife education, research, and public service”
Listing, descriptions, and numerous photos of the more than 300 different trees found on the University of Alabama in Huntsville campus. Many are rated, as to the authors experience regarding their application to the urban environment.
The Mission of the VHTC is to encourage and promote a healthy and beautiful environment for the residents of the City of Vestavia Hills through the proper care and planting of both native and adopted trees.