Useful Tree Resources


Did you know that 100 million trees are cut down each year to produce junk mail?  The Privacy Council website may be able to help, click here for more information.

Arbor Day Foundation Tree Guide  – Includes pictures and information about habitat and growth of trees.

Native Trees for Tennessee – From UT Extension Program.  See second page for list of native TN trees.

Urban Forest Coalition:  Trees A Prospectus

Tennessee Urban Forestry Council: Tree Information Center

GREAT Tree Facts from Tennessee Urban Forestry Council

Southeast Watershed Forum:  The Value of Community Trees

Silvics of North America (Information on habitat, life history, and genetics for 15 genera, 63 species, and 20 varieties of conifers and for 58 genera, 128 species, and 6 varieties of hardwoods.)

Warnell School of Forestry: Tree Selection for Drought Resistance

“Leaves-The Fulcrum on Which Water Balance Rests” Article by Karina Bynum for Stormwater Magazine

For TN Concrete Association Members: Overview of Program

Tulip Poplar Quick Facts:  Tennessee State Tree.  Grows up to 120 feet at maturity. Growth rate is rapid (good source of shade). Does best with moist, loose texture, well-drained soil.