Forestry in urban and urbanizing areas of the United States; connecting people with forest in the 21st century

      Resource managers worldwide face challenges,in responding to expanding urbanization and,its effects on forest resources. These,challenges can be met head on if managers,work toward: (1) comprehensive management,of forest resources in urban and urbanizing,areas, and (2)connection of urban people with,forests and their management. Opportunities,exist for accomplishing both of these goals,through involvement of a broad spectrum of,urban residents and organizations in,collaborative management of forest resources,in urban and urbanizing areas. Comprehensive,and adaptive management of forests in urban,and urbanizing areas is outlined, and efforts to involve individuals and groups in that management are discussed with examples from the Chicago, Illinois, area. Involving urban citizens in resource management can have implications for forest resource management across the urban to wilderness landscape. 2000

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Forestry in urban and urbanizing areas of the United States; connecting people with forest in the 21st century   (2000)

Resource managers worldwide face challenges,in responding to expanding urbanization and,its effects on forest resources. These,challenges can be met head on if managers,work toward: (1) comprehensive management,of forest resources in urban and urbanizing,areas, and (2)connection of urban people with,forests and their management. Opportunities,exist for accomplishing both of these goals,through involvement of a broad spectrum of,urban residents and organizations in,collaborative management of forest resources,in urban and urbanizing areas. Comprehensive,and adaptive management of forests in urban,and urbanizing areas is outlined, and efforts to involve individuals and groups in that management are discussed with examples from the Chicago, Illinois, area. Involving urban citizens in resource management can have implications for forest resource management across the urban to wilderness landscape.

Author: Dwyer, John F.; Childs, Gina M.; Nowak, David J.

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