Municipal arboriculture is a specialized field of arboriculture and urban forestry that involves planning, planting, establishing, protecting, and managing public trees and associated vegetation on public land in communities. This guide is designed to help ISA Certified ArboristsĀ® prepare for the ISA Municipal Specialist Certification exam. (Ā©2008, softcover, 279 pp., photographs, index, glossary, appendices)

Eight chapters cover these topics:

  • Municipal Arboriculture and Urban Forestry
  • Assessing and Quantifying the Urban Forest
  • Planning the Urban Forest
  • Planting the Urban Forest
  • Maintaining the Urban Forest
  • Managing Risk in the Urban Forest
  • Protecting the Urban Forest
  • Administrative Duties of the Municipal Arborist

By Nelda P. Matheny and James R. Clark