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CMHC: Helping Trees Survive Storm Damage
CMHC factsheet describes practical pruning advice to restore the health and shape of trees damaged by ice or wind storms. (PDF)

IRC: Problems With Trees & Foundations
Canadian Institute for Research in Construction describes problems and considerations for solutions when trees are planted too close to building foundations. (PDF)

JLC: Saving Trees During Construction
Journal of Light Construction article describes how to save trees during construction, and how to watch out for what you can not see - the roots.

Minnesota Univ: Protecting Trees From Construction Damage
Minnesota University explains techniques to minimize impact of construction on trees such landscape protection plans, special construction methods, symptoms of damage, and treatment strategies.

TDAG: Trees In The Townscape, A Guide For Decision Makers
UK Trees and Design Action Group report Trees in the Townscape, a Guide for Decision Makers, offers 12 principles of best practice for all those involved in local decision making to ensure that our 21st century towns and cities are underpinned by a 21st century approach to urban trees, for maximum economic, social and environmental returns.
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