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--Creek Þroverb
ºLdwards Llm", klng SL
norLhampLon, 1730-1913
ÞresenLauon by
Lllly Lombard, 2014
• norLhampLon 1ree Commluee-
pasL chalrs, arborlsL, members

• uS loresL Servlce, Mollle lrelllcher
• AmhersL uÞW ulrecLor, Cullford
Moorlng
• AmhersL 1ree Warden, Alan Snow
• AmhersL Þubllc Shade 1ree Commluee
Chalr, Pope Crollus
• norLhampLon Þlanner, Wayne lelden
• ClLy Councll, Mayor narkewlcz

• lorbes Llbrarlan, uylan Cañney
• ClLy of 1oronLo, urban loresLer, krlsL[an
vlLols



8esearch 8esources
Champlon pln oak, Columbus Ave, norLhampLon
norLhampLon needs a
comprehenslve Lree program
8rldge SL (8L 9) norLhampLon
laLe 19
Lh
cenLury and Loday
1he beneñLs of shade Lrees are many.
Maln SL. norLhampLon,
early 20
Lh
cenLury and Loday
• 1ramc calmlng
• Lconomlc vlLallLy
• Crlme reducuon
• lmproved menLal
healLh

• Alr & waLer quallLy
• lncrease properLy value
• Wlnd & nolse buñerlng.

.and wlLh cllmaLe change,
Lhe beneñLs are far more compelllng.

• Mlugauon-energy
reducuon, carbon
sequesLrauon
• uefense agalnsL local eñecLs
of global warmlng (heaL,
ßoodlng, soll eroslon,
properLy damage)


PosplLal Plll
maLure oaks,
2014
nauonal CllmaLe AssesmenL, 2014
Severe sLorms are
on Lhe rlse-Lrees
help us weaLher.
Czone formauon ls dependenL on heaL, and wlll worsen
wlLh global warmlng. Large shade Lrees reduce local
LemperaLure and remove Lhe mosL polluuon.
1rees are long-Lerm, !""#$%&!'() lnfrasLrucLure.
Þarsons Llm 1ree, Cld SouLh SL, early 20
Lh

cenLury and Loday
WhaL does an lnLelllgenL and comprehenslve
munlclpal Lree program look llke?
ClLy of 1oronLo, 2014-Successlon planung of urban Lrees
1. lnsLalls a professlonal 1ree
Warden

2. Þerforms basellne Lree
lnvenLory

3. uevelops an urban foresLry
plan

4. Leverages resources
3. ls supporLed by a healLhy
budgeL

2003 ordlnance esLabllshed Lhe
norLhampLon 1ree Commluee

• lmproved zonlng requlremenLs
re. Lrees
• no Lree lnvenLory

• no Lree managemenL plan

• lrusLraLed publlc and
dlsenchanLed commluee
members
• uecllnlng Lree canopy
• 8eacuve model of planungs,
care & monlLorlng
• CurrenLly defuncL commluee
norLhampLon's Lree program over pasL 10 years

Land use Coal:

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(+'' %-/$3)
(.+$;*.$;( (.' <&()
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lmprovemenLs:

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<&()?# #(+''( (+'' -/1
$3'/ #3-%' 3+$*+-2#
($ .'03 +'1;%' :$##&0
:;'0 ;#'6@

SusLalnable norLhampLon Þlan references Lo Lrees
Þoorly slLed redbud Lree along Munroe SL, norLhampLon
1own of AmhersL:
A model Lo emulaLe
• uecades of Lree
neglecL and canopy
decllne
• 2007: CrassrooLs
educauon, lobbylng of
publlc omclals, publlc
commluees
• volunLeer 1ree
Warden lnsLalled-
lnvenLory begun
• 8uy-ln from 1own
Manager and uÞW
ulrecLor
• 2011: CreaLed full ume
posluon ºulrecLor of
1rees & Crounds"


Pow dld AmhersL geL Lhere?
• 2011: 1ree lnvenLory compleLed
• 2012: 8onded $612,000 Lo planL 2000 Lrees
over Lhree years
norLhampLon cluzen Lree advocaLes undergolng
l1ree Lralnlng, Aprll 2014
1rees are Lhe only publlc lnfrasLrucLure LhaL
appreclaLes ln value over ume, and LhaL value wlll be
uuerly evldenL ln 20 years wlLh rlslng LemperaLures
and LempesLs. WlLh LhaL fuLure ln mlnd, Lhe Chlnese
proverb has never been Lruer:

7A.' ='#( B2' ($ 30-/( -
(+'' ,-# CD )'-+# -*$6
A.' #'%$/1 ='#( B2' &#
/$,6@

SmlLh College, Aprll 2014
norLhampLon-3-S1A8 SusLalnable CommunlLy--
would be wlse Lo lnvesL ln a comprehenslve Lree
program. Pelp us geL Lhere!
8rldge SL,
norLhampLon,
LaLe 19
Lh

cenLury