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Other Communities and Organizations
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Other Organizations

Cornell CALS Urban Horticulture Institute Mission is to improve quality of life by enhancing the functions of plants within urban ecosystems. Work with municipalities to assess and manage their urban tree resources while applying appropriate technologies.

American Forests is a great site full of information about trees. It has a climate calculator to determine carbon levels from various pollution sources, which you enter in a form, it then calculates how many trees are needed to mitigate those sources.

The National Arbor Day Foundation is a nonprofit education organization dedicated to tree planting and environmental stewardship.There is also information about Ohio Arbor Day.

Society of Municipal Arborists promotes and improves the practice of professional municipal arboriculture and stimulates greater interest in the planting and presentation of shade trees and landscape plants.


The USDA Forest Service St. Paul Field Office provides a guide on how to prune trees and other help on on forest health and tree care, natural resources management, and other forestry related topics.

Here is a database to help select proper trees for different conditions.  It is intended for California but most of their information applies here as well. The site has over 4000 photos and will convert common names into scientific ones and also the reverse.