the cultivation and management of trees and forests for their present and potential contributions to the physiological, sociological and economic well-being of urban society.
the professional management of natural resources in and around urban areas, including trees and associated vegetation, wildlife, and open space.
Management of naturally occurring and planted trees in urban areas
The coordinated management of planting and maintaining trees in public spaces in urban centers that maximizes social, economic, and ecological benefits.
Urban forestry is the care and management of tree populations in urban settings for the purpose of improving the urban environment. Urban forestry advocates the role of trees as a critical part of the urban infrastructure. Urban foresters plant and maintain trees, support appropriate tree and forest preservation, conduct research and promote the many benefits trees provide.