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Vegetation Management

Additional Resources

You may find the following links helpful in learning more about tree management.

D.C. Department of Transportation - Urban Forestry Administration

The Urban Forestry Administration (UFA), formerly the Tree and Landscape Division, is located within the District Department of Transportation (DDOT). The Urban Forestry Administration's mission is to establish a full population of street trees within the District and to ensure that those street trees are maintained in a healthy and safe condition. ddot.dc.gov/ufa/

International Society of Arboriculture

The International Society of Arboriculture is a worldwide professional organization dedicated to fostering a greater appreciation for trees and to promoting research, technology and the professional practice of arboriculture. isa-arbor.com

Maryland Department of Natural Resources

DNR regional foresters offer incentive programs and technical assistance to help plant trees in urban communities and support the efforts of private land owners to better care for their forests. dnr.state.md.us

National Arbor Day Foundation

National Association of State Foresters

The National Association of State Foresters is a non-profit organization that represents the directors of the State Forestry agencies from all 50 states, eight U.S. territories and the District of Columbia. Tree City USA is sponsored by the National Arbor Day Foundation in cooperation with the National Association of State Foresters. stateforesters.org

Right Tree Handbook from Minnesota Power

Information about how to select and plant appropriate trees close to power lines, including color-coded selection chart, hardiness zone map and photographs. mnpower.com/treebook/

United States National Arboretum

USDA Forest Service - Urban and Community Forestry

The USDA Forest Service and State Forestry Agencies, in partnership with national and local organizations, provide a comprehensive approach to the stewardship of urban trees and forest resources. fs.fed.us/ucf/