Urban Forestry Assessment (WisUFA) Program Resources
The following resources are split between the state and national levels.
- 2018 Trees in Your Community
A report on the structure and function of local urban and community forestry programs across Wisconsin. Based on results from a 2017 survey conducted by Dr. Rich Hauer of UW-Stevens Point.
- Urban Forests of Wisconsin, 2012
A re-measurement of field plots from the 2002 Pilot Monitoring Project (see below) to quantify Wisconsin's urban forest resource and associated benefits, and assess change in the state's urban forest resource over time.
- Urban Forests of Wisconsin: Pilot Monitoring Project 2002
A pilot study initiated by the U.S. Forest Service to sample trees, both public and private, across all urban areas of Wisconsin. Urban forest structure, functions, health and values were analyzed using the Urban Forest Effects (UFORE) Model.
- Wisconsin Street Tree Assessment 2002–2003
A study to assess the structure, function and health of Wisconsin's street trees, initiated in 2002.
- Austin's Urban Forest, 2014
An analysis of the structure, function and benefits of the urban forest of Austin, Texas using the USFS Urban Forestry Inventory & Analysis (UFIA) protocols for data gathering and analysis along with i-Tree models. This is the first report of its kind.
State-of-the-art, peer-reviewed software suite from the USDA Forest Service that provides urban and rural forestry analysis and benefits assessment tools.
- National Tree Benefits Calculator
A tool that allows anyone to estimate the economic and environmental benefits of individual street-side trees based on location, species and tree size.
- My City's Trees
An application that enables anyone to access Urban FIA data and produce custom analyses and reports. Currently, My City's Trees includes data for Austin, Texas.
- USFS Urban and Community Forestry Program – homepage for the Urban and Community Forestry (UCF) cooperative program of the U.S. Forest Service that focuses on the stewardship of urban natural resources.
- USFS Urban FIA Program
Homepage for the USFS UFIA program which houses many resources of UFIA including field guides, implementation maps, FAQ documents, etc.