Nursery Paper December 2013

Valuing the urban forest in Sydney

Any grower can tell you the price of a tree but how many can tell you the value that trees offer to the community? The objective of the project “Understanding the carbon and pollution mitigation potential of Australia's urban forest” was to test and improve methodologies for evaluating the ecological and social value of the urban forest. In this nursery paper Dr Marco Amati of La Trobe University explains how this was done along two major highways in Sydney.

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