Creating and Managing Woodlands Around Towns


  • Author: Hodge, S J
  • Date Pub: 1995
  • ISBN: ISBN: 9780117103284
  • Published byHMSO - more

This handbook describes how to plan, create and manage urban woodlands. The book goes beyond the technical issues of establishing and managing trees to encompass community involvement, planning multi-purpose woodlands and the wider urban context. An emphasis on case studies gives practical insights into urban forestry in its widest sense. Chapters include: Opting for woodland; Issues affecting the decision to plant; Working with local people; The right specification; Establishing successful woodlands; Woodland creation from seed; Managing existing woodlands; Woodlands for particular uses; and case studies of a new woodland and an existing woodland. Paperback 186 pages

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