What's New?

New videos are available featuring the mobile data collection system and more
Video Learning>>

Environmental Journal: Putting a value on Providence's 415,000 trees
A Providence Journal article>>

Delmarva Power providing 2,000 free trees to customers
An article appearing in CapeGazette.com>>

Life in the Urban Forest
An article by Michelle Sutton appearing in Chronogram>>

New Cottage Grove program puts price on city's ash trees
A StarTribune east metro online brief>>

Promoting the benefits of planting trees in cities
Article featured in The Washington Post >>

Check out i-Tree marketing and other promotional materials
Visit the i-Tree Marketing page>>

i-Tree can flag up problems in urban forest, event hears
A HorticultureWeek article>>

Tags quantify tree's dollar value
An article appearing in the Liberty Tribune>>

Arbor Week celebrations come to an end with tree-planting
An article appearing in The Daily O'Collegian>>

i-Tree Helps Cities Value Trees
Audio interview and article appearing in The Allegheny Front>>

Baton Rouge's tree canopy providing environmental benefits
Article in The Advocate>>

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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