Good article on incorporating natural habitat into urban tree plantings

March 14, 2015 11:00 pm  •  By GRAHAM HERBST / Nebraska Forest Service

Urban Trees Face “Survivor” Style Challenges

Urban trees are taken away from their usual circumstances and placed in an unfamiliar and challenging environment. Recent studies have been undertaken with the hope that understanding that disparity and incorporating as much of their natural habitat as possible in this new environment might help muncipalities more successfully integrate trees into heavily populated areas.