Kenneth J. LeRoy

Urban forestry management in Philadelphia - USA

Among the broached subtopics, there will be the following:

  • Trees   and   vegetation   as   essential,   dynamic   components   of  the   urban environment;
  • Study of parks and other natural areas in urban planning;
  • Appropriate species selection of residential and street tree plantings;
  • Ideal percentage of canopy cover in urban areas;
  • Diversifying species selection to avoid monocultures;
  • Prevention of insects and diseases;
  • Preparation of areas to be afforested;
  • Crown pruning;
  • Conflicts between tree roots and houses and buildings infrastructure;
  • Managing tree hazards;
  • Municipal planning and general procedures related to urban reforestation;
  • Celebration of plants, people and public and private areas.