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Abstract: Urban tree planting programs proliferated during the early 2000s. As a result of stressed and shrinking municipal budgets, the public-private partnership emerged as a strategy for expanding the urban tree canopy and promoting more equitable canopy cover across the city landscape. The Boston Urban Forest Coalition set a goal of planting 100,000 trees through its Grow Boston Greener ... read moreinitiative. Presented here is a case study of the Boston experience, including barriers and impediments faced in the partnership as well as the results of the efforts. Recommendations are made to improve the public-private partnership approach to expand the urban tree canopy in the City of Boston in the future.
Thesis (M.A.)--Tufts University, 2016.
Submitted to the Dept. of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning.
Advisor: Barbara Parmenter.
Committee: Julian Agyeman.
Keywords: Urban forestry, Urban planning, and Public policy.read less