What's New?

European i-Tree Conference, March 12th, Alnarp, Sweden
Visit the conference website for program details >>

Breathe Easy: Urban Forests for Human Health
Archived ACT webinar featuring Dave Nowak>>

A Case Study in using i-Tree at a City Scale: Minneapolis, MN
A deeproot.com case study>>

The Cost of Not Maintaining Trees Symposium
ISA program in Tampa,FL - March 18th & 19th >>

BGE Provides 360 Energy Saving Trees to Baltimore City
Arbor Day Foundation and BGE featured in AFRO.com article>>

International Union of Forest Research Organizations Directory
IUFRO Urban Forest Contacts>

Trees provide surprising economic value
Article appearing in Sarniathisweek.com>>

App offers wealth of information on urban forests
A Poughkeepsie Journal online article>>

Millions of Ash Trees Are Dying, Creating Huge Headaches for Cities
A National Geographic article>>

Concrete city tag shock
Article discussing recent Australian canopy findings>>

Barrell on ... Trees: more trouble than they're worth?
Horticulture Week article by Jeremy Barrell>>

Project Desert Canopy - Air Quality in Southwest Forests
A multi-state ecosystem service assessment project>>

What is i-Tree?

i-Tree is a state-of-the-art, peer-reviewed software suite from the USDA Forest Service that provides urban forestry analysis and benefits assessment tools. The i-Tree Tools help communities of all sizes to strengthen their urban forest management and advocacy efforts by quantifying the structure of community trees and the environmental services that trees provide.

Since the initial release of the i-Tree Tools in August 2006, numerous communities, non-profit organizations, consultants, volunteers and students have used i-Tree to report on individual trees, parcels, neighborhoods, cities, and even entire states. By understanding the local, tangible ecosystem services that trees provide, i-Tree users can link urban forest management activities with environmental quality and community livability. Whether your interest is a single tree or an entire forest, i-Tree provides baseline data that you can use to demonstrate value and set priorities for more effective decision-making.

i-Tree Tools are in the public domain and are freely accessible. We invite you to explore this site to learn more about how i-Tree can make a difference in your community.



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