Tools are products that we have developed to help citizens and resource professionals make science-based decisions about trees in their communities.

Technical Report2019 Urban and Community Forestry Economic Impact Study in Southern Region of United StatesFact sheets and reports published by Southern Group of State Foresters based on research conducted by North Carolina State University, Virginia Tech, and other collaborators
SpecificationSoil Profile Rebuilding SpecificationDownload specifications for rehabilitating compacted “land development” soil. Website.
ManualStormwater Management: using trees and structural soils to improve water qualityA manual based on our research with trees and structural soils. Website.
EducationValuing Trees and Forests in the National Capital AreaA website and story map created in collaboration with the National Park Service
Online MapEdible Fruits and Nuts on Virginia Tech CampusMap of fruit and nut trees on the VT campus
EducationEmerald Ash Borer Monitoring and ManagementEAB online course and ibook
EducationTrees for Energy ConservationArticles and FAQs about using trees to conserve household heating and cooling energy
Online DatabaseTree Canopy Spread and Coverage in Urban LandscapesDatabase of projected tree canopy spread
Online DatabaseVirginia Street Tree SelectorTree selection tool based on site factors
Online MapVirginia Tech Campus Tree InventoryMap of VT campus trees
Online DatabaseVirginia Tree Ordinance DatabaseDatabase of municipal ordinances in VA
Online DatabaseVirginia UTC Project Urban tree canopy analysis for 26 Virginia localities