The State of the Urban Forest - What's a Tree Worth?
As cities mature and the infrastructure
deteriorates, there is a constant need for renewal. This presentation focuses on the conflicts that arise between civic
infrastructure renewal and a city's trees, where, traditionally,
it's the city tree that loses. The presentation goes beyond the
obvious aesthetic value provided by trees, and their asset value, to
include the health and wellness of people and trees in their
Presented at the 2009 Alberta Recreation and Parks Association Annual Conference and Energize Workshop.