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Urban Forest Hurricane Recovery Program series

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Cleaning Up After a Hurricane: Safety Comes First!

FR170/FOR 115 by Eliana Kampf, Astrid Delgado, Carol Lehtola, and Mary L. DuryeaFebruary 28, 2019

Cleaning Up after a Hurricane: Get the Right Tree Care Professional

FR171/FOR 116 by Eliana Kampf, Astrid Delgado and Mary L. DuryeaApril 18, 2018

Chapter 3 - Assessing Hurricane-Damaged Trees and Deciding What to Do

FR172/FOR-117 by Eliana Kampf, Mary L. Duryea, Edward F. Gilman and Astrid DelgadoJune 26, 2019

Chapter 4—Restoring Trees after a Hurricane

EP300/ENH 1054 by Edward F. Gilman and Traci PartinFebruary 21, 2017

Wind and Trees: Lessons Learned from Hurricanes

FR173/FOR118 by Mary L. Duryea and Eliana KampfJuly 28, 2021This fact sheet reports on the lessons learned from research conducted after 10 hurricanes by scientists at the University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS). It also includes valuable field observations from professionals, such as urban foresters, scientists, and arborists.

Chapter 6—Design Solutions for a More Wind-Resistant Urban Forest

EP309/ENH1056 by Edward F. Gilman and Traci PartinFebruary 21, 2017

Chapter 7—Choosing Suitable Trees for Urban and Suburban Sites: Site Evaluation and Species Selection.

EP310/ENH1057 by Edward F. Gilman and Laura P. SadowskiFebruary 21, 2017

Selecting Coastal Plain Species for Wind Resistance

FR174/FOR119 by Mary L. Duryea and Eliana KampfJuly 28, 2021A team of UF/IFAS scientists studied 10 hurricanes to determine their effect on the urban forest. One of the major goals of this study was to assemble lists of relative wind resistance for different urban tree species to help communities prepare for hurricane seasons. This fact sheet presents the research and methodology that lead to these lists, discusses the results and presents recommendations for selecting and establishing trees for a healthier and more wind-resistant urban forest.

Selecting Tropical and Subtropical Tree Species for Wind Resistance

FR175/FOR120 by Mary L. Duryea and Eliana KampfJuly 28, 2021A team of UF/IFAS scientists studied 10 hurricanes to determine their effect on the urban forest. One of the major goals of this study was to assemble lists of relative wind resistance for different urban tree species to help communities prepare for hurricane seasons. This fact sheet presents the research and methodology that lead to lists of relative wind resistance for tropical and subtropical tree species.

Chapter 10—Selecting Quality Trees from the Nursery

EP313/ENH1060 by Edward F. Gilman and Laura P. SadowskiFebruary 21, 2017

Chapter 11—Planting and Establishing Trees

EP314/ENH1061 by Edward F. Gilman and Laura P. PatersonFebruary 21, 2017

Chapter 12—Developing a Preventative Pruning Program: Young Trees

EP315/ENH1062 by Edward F. Gilman and Amanda BissonFebruary 21, 2017

Chapter 13—Developing a Preventative Pruning Program: Mature Trees

EP316/ENH1063 by Edward F. Gilman and Amanda BissonFebruary 21, 2017

Developing an Urban Forest Management Plan for Hurricane-Prone Communities

FR176/FOR121 by Francisco Escobedo, Rob Northrop, and Wayne ZippererNovember 17, 2020