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.
- 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 study using field plots from 2002 and 2012 to quantify Wisconsin's urban forest resource and associated benefits and assess change over time.
- Wisconsin Street Tree Assessment 2002–2003
A study to assess the structure, function and health of Wisconsin's street trees, initiated in 2002.
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
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
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
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.