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This is the introduction to "The Road to a Successful Street Tree Master Plan PowerPoint Series". Based on materials developed by arborist Ken Simons and University of Minnesota Professor Gary Johnson, this series highlights the 10 "issues" most affecting Minnesota communities development of a responsible street tree master plan. There are 10 PowerPoints in the complete series. All are sequential and geared towards the end product, a complete, pragmatic and community recognized "Master Plan" for the street trees in your community.

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  • 1. The Road to a Thoughtful Ten IssuesMany Options for Successful Streetscapes

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  • Funding for the Manual:
  • U.S. Forest Service
  • MN Local Road Research Board
  • UMN Department of Forest Resources

3. Part One: An Introduction to Proactive Tree Selection and Placement 4.

  • Decision-Makers
    • Agencies
    • Regional or Community Elected Officials
    • Urban Planners
    • City Engineers
    • Landscape Architects
    • Municipal Foresters

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  • Communities Without a Master Plan
  • Re-Building Communities
  • Re-Modeling Communities

6. 7. 8.

  • Provides a Comprehensive Blueprint
  • Integrates Current and Projected Infrastructure
  • Minimizes Long-Term Effects of Short-Term Mistakes
  • Designs an Affordable Urban Forest

9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14.

  • Quality of Life
  • Different Land Uses
  • Environmental Benefits
  • Transportation Infrastructure
  • Defines Community Character

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