The overall goal of this project is to ensure the Minneapolis public urban forest provides maximum benefits for current and future residents by being resilient to future conditions.
Objective: Analyze Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board public tree planting selection guidelines for street trees to gauge opportunities to increase urban forest resiliency in preparation for future conditions at population, community, and site scales.
Climate Change Impacts
Challenges and Opportunities
Project participants used the Adaptation Workbook to develop several adaptation actions for this project, including:
8.3. Use new genotypes that are better adapted to future threats and conditions
1.2. Maintain or restore hydrology
1.4. Reduce competition for moisture, nutrients, and light