Sustainable communities use land and infrastructure resources efficiently. These kinds of decisions should focus on multi-benefit solutions that include urban forests and green spaces. Such efforts to make our cities and towns better places to live, work, and play enhance local economies by creating and supporting a spectrum of green collar jobs that are non-exportable.
Urban Forestry (2009). Urban and Community Forestry at a Glance. California Department of Forestry and Fire ProtectionView Resource