How Raleigh’s Parks & Recs Department Re-utilizes Its Trees

Dovetail-Partners-Raleigh-NC-Urban-Wood-Use-StudyDovetail Partners, a renowned expert in forest sustainability, reviewed the City of Raleigh, NC’s Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department utilizing the Urban Forest Sustainability & Management Assessment System developed by Urban Forestry South – Centers for Urban and Interface Forestry, USDA Forest Service, Forestry Sciences Laboratory in Athens, GA. The system is designed to provide a framework for comprehensively evaluating urban forest management programs.

The system includes a review of urban wood utilization and management programs of the city, which included extensive internal and external stakeholder engagement and consultation.

Check out the full report here.