FT Weekend – Tabi Jackson Gee talks to Keith Sacre and Kenton Rogers about ‘How much is a tree worth?’ and the importance of future planning.
Arb Magazine – Keith Sacre discusses why many local authorities are now using data from their i-Tree studies to build tree planting strategies. We also take a look ‘down under’ at how i-Tree is being used by our friends in Australia.
Arb Magazine – Keith Sacre talks about tree diversity in urban tree populations, looking at two key questions: ‘What have we got?’ and ‘What should we plant?’
The Guardian – Introducing ‘treeconomics’: how street trees can save our cities – A Guardian article quoting data from Treeconomics to illustrate the value of urban trees, and the urgent importance of their protection by city authorities, developers and tightening public budgets.
New Scientist – How to Put a Fair Price Tag on Urban Forests – The New Scientist explores the burgeoning practice of valuing the benefits of trees in economic terms, and how it can help plead the case for our cities’ trees.
Using Canopy Cover for Urban Forest Management – in this second part of a two part article, Kenton Rogers explores what canopy cover means, the methods by which it can be assessed, and its uses.
What is the Urban Forest and Why is it Important? – in this first part of a two part article, Treeconomics’ Kenton Rogers takes a look at what actually makes up the “Urban Forest”
Arboretum Towns – Keith and Kenton explore the new concept of Arboretum Towns or Civic Arboretums, the first of which, Sidmouth, is discussed in detail.
i-Tree article and Conference Report – Garden Square News – this article provides an excellent overview of recent discussions held at the ‘Managing Urban Trees in the 21st Century’ conference, along with an overview of i-Tree and its uses.
Determining Tree Growth in the Urban Forest – the second Trees, People and the Built Environment conference that took place 2-3 April 2014 at Birmingham University. A paper from Treeconomics’ Kenton Rogers on Determining Tree Growth in the Urban Forest.
Does Money Grow on Trees? An article which appeared in Tree News outlining the Torbay project.
i-Tree Eco – Modelling the Lungs of our Cities in the UK – Pro Arb Magazine, March 2015 – Trees are often referred to as the lungs of our cities but it has been hard to quantify just how much good they do. In this article Kenton Rogers explains how the value of trees can be modelled using the i-Tree Eco software package.
i-Tree in the UK – A Review – a seminar based on studies of i-Tree Eco projects, with talks from those involved, was led by Kenton Rogers, co-founder of Treeconomics, at the Cambridgeshire nursery of Barcham Trees in early October.
Determining Tree Care for Climate, Health and Wealth, Tree Care Industry Magazine – Kenton Rogers looks at saving urban trees through growth prediction.
ICF Conference – Essential Arb: A report on the i-Tree and Treeconomics / Torbay presentations at the 2011 Institute of Chartered Foresters conference.
The Ecologist: Torbay adopts i-Tree software that ‘puts a value on trees’ article.
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