The following advanced components add to the core of your tree protection ordinance.
These 16 components are beyond the Entry-Level Tree Protection Ordinance components but are highly recommended to be included for a 21st century ordinance. Within each component, there are basic, recommended, and aspirational uses, meaning your governmental entity can make advances to protect your urban forest for the future as your capacity allows.
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Content derived from Miller, R.W. & Hauer, R. & Werner, L. (2015). Urban Forestry Planning and Managing Urban Greenspaces, Third Edition. Long Grove Longrove, IL: Waveland Press; Swiecki, T.J. and E.A. Bernhardt., E.A. 2001. Guidelines for Developing and Evaluating Tree Ordinances [PDF file]. Retrieved from https://wwv.isa-arbor.com/education/onlineresources/treeordinanceguidelines, 2022.;, Bernhardt and Swiecki, (1991), ISA’s ‘Guidelines for Developing and Evaluating Tree Ordinances’ (2001), Phytosphere’s tree ordinance guidelines, CRTI ordinance templates, and input from CRTI Trees and Green Infrastructure Work Group.
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