Current Articles
Browse Archives
Contact Us
AUF Home
ISA Seal
Get Acrobat Reader

Arboriculture & Urban Forestry Online
Volume 6, Issue 3 — March 1980

Arboricultural Challenges in Utah    (View PDF)

Gary Merrill

Abstract: The arid desert environment of Utah makes trees a virtual necessity for comfortable survival. Limited availability of water has promoted urbanized population concentrations, with associated urban forests. The generally alkaline soils, combined with a climate of seasonal extremes, provides a real challenge to applied arboriculture in these urban forests. The Tree Care Program for Murray, Utah provides an example of the problems common to the entire state, and some of the solutions developed.


Current Articles | Browse Archives | Search | AUF Home | ISA Home | Get Acrobat