Focus on ... Urban Foresters: What's Killing Trees in Parking Lots?
Abstract:Parking lots are commonly landscaped in an attempt to mask their extensive desert of pavement with lush vegetation. Unfortunately, these plantings often fail to grow and only add to the visual blight they were intended to correct. Some soil management tips are provided that may improve the success of parking lot landscapes.
Keywords: drought; environmental management; forest; forest management; forest resources; forestry; forestry research; forestry science; natural resource management; natural resources; soil; urban forestry
Document Type: Miscellaneous
Publication date: 2002-09-01
- The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.
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