This technical memorandum published by EPA Region 5 addresses planting and maintaining trees adjacent to roadways or sidewalks in urban areas where buildings and impervious surfaces create harsh environments.You will need Adobe Reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
Stormwater Trees (PDF)(21 pp, 10 MB,
Trees in the urban environment provide many benefits and tree programs face challenges that can affect their success. This document recommends ways to plan for and maintain urban trees .