Forestry Policies (District of Columbia)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place District of Columbia


Applies to States or Provinces District of Columbia
Name Forestry Policies (District of Columbia)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province














Program Administrator District Department of Transportation
Primary Website http://ddot.dc.gov/page/ddot-urban-forestry


Last Review 2014-05-30
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary
2014-05-30
Information Source Assessment of Urban Forest Resources and Strategy: http://ddot.dc.gov/node/522162


Summary

Forest policy and guidelines in Washington D.C. are focused on urban forestry, and are managed by the District Department of Transportation's Urban Forestry Administration. In 2010 The District completed its Assessment of Urban Forest Resources and Strategy.

The Assessment includes discussion of the urban forest canopy's benefit of reduced energy consumption with respect to shade and insulation, as well as its mitigating effects to the impacts of climate change.


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Policy Contact

Department District Department of Transportation
Division Urban Forestry
Address 55 M Street, SE
Address 2 Suite 400
Place Washington, DC
Zip/Postal Code 20003
Phone (202) 673-6813
Fax (202) 671-0650
Website http://ddot.dc.gov/DC/DDOT/On+Your+Street/Urban+Forestry/DC+Assessment+of+Urban+Forest+Resources+and+Strategy


















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