Creating a basic urban tree canopy analysis for canopy understanding.
Doing a detailed analysis for three priority neighborhoods.
Updating the street tree inventory.
Creating management zones and a proactive maintenance schedule.
Analyzing leaf debris.
Doing case study research with comparable communities.
Developing future recommendations.
The overall goal of the city's Street Tree Management Plan is to create a proactive tree planting program that aims to get Columbia’s street tree stocking level from 15% to 25% by 2030. The city has a goal of planting 4,000 trees.
Climate Change Impacts
Challenges and Opportunities
Project participants used the Adaptation Workbook to develop several adaptation actions for this project, including: