Trees in Urban Parks 2008 Draft Report

Washington, DC (November 15, 2008)- The most recent data on trees in urban parks has just been released by the Trust for Public Land. The report is based on information provided by the park agencies of the 75 largest cities in the country. Before the research moves along further, Trust for Public Land welcomes any thoughts, observations, and reactions from professionals in the field.


Trust for Public Land’s Center for City Park Excellence works to make cities more successful through the innovative renewal and creation of parks for their social, ecological and economic benefits to residents and visitors alike. The Center maintains an outstanding database on park systems of large U.S. cities; produces materials on innovations, solutions and best practices; speaks on urban parks topics to diverse audiences; consults on ways to improve park systems; and advises advocacy groups on ways to become more effective. Use this site to find resources on city parks.
For more information, contact:
Peter Harnik
Director, Center for City Park Excellence
Trust for Public Land
660 Pennsylvania Avenue, S.E.
Washington, DC 20003
202-543-7552
Related Resources:
Trees and Foresters by Major City Agency
TPL Center for City Park Excellence
Center for City Park Excellence Blog