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IN THIS ISSUE 11 Georgia Urban Forest Council (GUFC) MISSION To sustain Georgia’s green legacy by helping communities grow healthy trees. VISION To be a broad-based leadership resource in promoting the importance of trees throughout Georgia by leveraging user-friendly technology, influencing the policy-making process and providing cutting-edge programming. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Full Foliage 11 Collective Impact: A new framework for urban forest management The key to success is getting people all moving toward a common goal. 16 The Tale of a Successful CID Here’s how public-private partnerships can transform a commercial area. 18 Tree Ordinance Myths: The Big 10 Beware of these missteps when you are writing your community’s policies. 20 Environmental Justice and the Urban Forest Advocates want to ensure that green space is available to all neighborhoods. 22 How to Restore Streambanks A watershed expert shows how to rebuild these valuable natural resources. 24 Understanding Ecological Renovation UGA’s Dr. Kim Coder offers a mandate: We must invest in our ecosystem. 27 Ideas from Around the Table Tree board members from around Georgia share advice. 30 Chew Crew for Hire These cute creatures can help clear your overgrown land. USDA Forest Service Georgia Forestry Commission Georgia Urban Forest Council CONTACT INFO GUFC Mary Lynne Beckley Executive Director P.O. Box 2199 Stone Mountain, GA 30086 470-210-5900 www.gufc.org Georgia Forestry Commission Susan Granbery Urban & Community Forestry Coordinator 5645 Riggins Mill Road Dry Branch, GA 31020 1-800-GA-TREES www.gatrees.org DESIGN & PRODUCTION JAM Communications 1004 Camden Court Atlanta, GA 30327 404-406-7134 DISCLAIMER STATEMENT Buds ’n’ Branches 2 4 5 6 8 25 28 29 Around the State At the Conference Forestry Facts GFC Spotlight Collaborating for Trees The People Factor From the President Smart Forestry Links Funds for this project were provided by the Urban & Community Forestry Financial Assistance Program administered by the Georgia Forestry Commission. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital or family status. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact USDA’s TARGET Center at 202-720-2600 (voice and TDD). To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-A, Whitten Building, 14th and Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call 202-720-5964 (voice or TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer. 2 On the Cover: Collaborating on plans for the city of Milton are (L to R) Principal Planner Angela Cutler Rambeau, City Architect Robert Buscemi, Arborist Mark Law and Principal Planner Michele McIntosh-Ross. PHOTO BY DAEMON PICTURES

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