Success Stories

Learn how Alabama communities have used Urban & Community Forestry Financial Assistance to better care for their urban forests.

"Circuit Rider Urban Forester Serves 17 Small Alabama Communities"

Ala-Tom RC and D

Small towns have just as much need for a professional urban forester as their big city counterparts. Find out how these Alabama-Tombigbee River region towns banded together and pooled their resources to do just that!


"Montgomery Uses Space Age Technology to Assess Its Urban Forests"

Montgomery Ecosystem Analysis

Alabama River region planners and city officials found a high-tech way to use remote sensing and new ecosytstem modeling to put a water and air quality value on the area's urban forest.  Read this story to see how they did it and how the information has helped build greater support for urban forestry planning in Alabama's Capitol city.

"Mountain Brook Hires First City Arborist"

Don Cafaro

One of Alabama's most heavily forested cities decides to hire a professional city arborist.  Check this story out to discover how this position is changing the way Mountain Brook manages its urban forest.


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