ArborViews has been discontinued as a podcast on the ISA website, but the existing interviews will be available through our archives. This series features field experts who offer practical information on a broad range of arboricultural topics that are common in the field.
Urban Forestry Research in Europe
Dr. Cecil Konijnendijk discusses the impact of research on urban forestry policies at a national and European level.
Evaluation of Different Shrub Species for Carbon Uptake and Pollution Removal
Shrubs are more than landscaping decorations in today’s urban environment. Dr. Alessio Fini discusses his study of different species of shrubs that not only help in the uptake of carbon dioxide, but can also remove pollutants from the atmosphere.
Why Tree Diseases are so Difficult to Manage
Dr. Jim Chatfield discusses the problems and inherent differences of treating infectious tree diseases in comparison to insect infestation or non-infectious pathogens.
Tree Inventories in Mexico City
Alicia Chicalo and Jamie Grabinsky discuss the process of conducting a massive inventory of trees in Mexico city and how the information will be used to help that city’s urban forest to thrive.
Does Taper Affect Bending Stress at the Base of Branches?
Dr. Gregg Dahl discusses his research into tree risk assessment and the factors that can lead to branch failure.
Are native-species planting mandates good for biodiversity?
Are well intentioned mandates to plant only native species really a good idea? Dr. Linda Walker Scott discusses finding the right balance in plant selection to strengthen a local eco-system.