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Science Serving Society: Hot Topics in Urban Forestry Research

Science Serving Society: Hot Topics in Urban Forestry Research

Beth Larry, USDA Forest Service

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    • U.S. Forest Service URBAN RESEARCH Science Serving Society Hot topics in urban forestry research Partners in Community Forestry National Conference November 7 2013 Istockphoto.com
    • The Forest Service has a research mission.
    • Forest Service scientists throughout the U.S. study urban forestry and environmental issues.
    • forest inventory and management long-term ecosystem research services FS URBAN research water & human health & watersheds well-being green infrastructure urban sustainability
    • Our scientists are regionally based, but they are a national resource.
    • USDA Forest Service Urban Research Locations
    • We focus on science application and relevancy.
    • …Informing science-based decision-making that leads to livable, desirable, sustainable cities and urban places. building science capacity delivering knowledge & decision tools
    • Our program emphasizes placebased, long-term, collaborative research.
    • Ken Belt, USFS
    • HOT TOPICS Morgan Grove, USFS TREES AND PUBLIC HEALTH
    • HOT TOPICS URBAN TREE CANOPY (UTC) TOOLS
    • HOT TOPICS thinkstockphoto.com SUSTAINABLE CITIES
    • HOT TOPICS SUSTAINABLE CITIES www.urban-sustainability-rcn.org
    • HOT TOPICS thinkstockphoto.com URBAN RESILIENCE
    • thinkstockphoto.com HOT TOPICS
    • HOT TOPICS ECOSYSTEM SERVICES….AND DISSERVICES understanding the uncertainty
    • HOT TOPICS ECOSYSTEM SERVICES….AND DISSERVICES understanding the uncertainty
    • HOT TOPICS ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE
    • Morgan Grove, USFS “Far too often the poorest neighborhoods have the least amount of trees, and the least access to open space – where there is nature, its quality is questionable.”
    • Beth Larry U.S. Forest Service Washington DC eblarry@fs.fed.us