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Reports and Additional Resources

The following resources offer summarized data and analysis of Wisconsin’s urban forests as well as national resources relevant to the state.

State resources

Check out the Wisconsin Community Tree Map and the WisUFA program factsheet [PDF] for additional information.

National resources

  • i-Tree [exit DNR]
    A suite of software from the USDA Forest Service that aids in the collection of urban forestry data and calculation of the benefits that individual trees or whole forests provide.
  • Houston's Urban Forest, 2015 [exit DNR]
    An analysis of the structure, function and benefits of the urban forest of Houston, Texas using the Forest Service Urban Forestry Inventory & Analysis (UFIA) protocols for data gathering and analysis along with i-Tree models. This is an early version of what will be produced in Wisconsin.
  • Forest Service Urban FIA Program [exit DNR]
    Homepage for the Forest Service UFIA program which houses many UFIA resources including field guides, implementation maps and FAQ documents.
  • US Urban Forest Statistics, Values, and Projections [PDF exit DNR]
    A 2018 article documenting the extent and ecosystem benefits of urban forests per state. This resource also includes projections of urban growth up to 2060.