Monday, June 21, 2010

Students brave bogs and bugs for tree inventory; DeSoto County, MS

Students brave bogs and bugs for tree inventory » The Commercial Appeal:
Kuehler recently conducted a two-day training program for Mississippi State tree-inventory team members and others from as far away as Kentucky. Inventory data will be be made available locally and incorporated in i-Tree, a peer-reviewed software suite from the Forest Service that provides urban forestry analysis and benefits assessment tools.
The i-Tree system is designed to help communities boost urban forest management and advocacy efforts by quantifying the structure of community trees and the environmental benefits that trees provide.

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