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Fazio, James R., Ed. – Tree City USA Bulletin, 1991
This document might easily have been called "How To Use Trees To Save Energy". It presents the energy saving advantages of landscaping the home and community with trees. The discussion includes: (1) landscaping advice to obtain the benefits of tree shade; (2) the heat island phenomenon in cities; (3) how and where to properly plant trees for…
Descriptors: Climate Control, Energy, Energy Conservation, Energy Management
Fazio, James R., Ed. – Tree City USA Bulletin, 1991
This bulletin furnishes information about selecting and planting trees. The tree selection process includes being aware of the physical characteristics of bare root seedlings, containerized seedlings, balled and burlapped, or potted trees and determining the proper size and root ball proportions. The section on tree planting discusses how to: (1)…
Descriptors: Contracts, Environmental Influences, Horticulture, Landscaping
Fazio, James R., Ed. – Tree City USA Bulletin, 1990
At the heart of the Tree City USA program are four basic requirements: The community must have the following: (1) a tree board or department; (2) an annual community forestry program with financial provisions for trees and tree care; (3) an annual Arbor Day proclamation and observance; and (4) a tree ordinance. Sections of a model tree ordinance…
Descriptors: Forestry, Landscaping, Trees, Urban Environment