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Newport City Council is committed to increasing its tree cover and maximising the benefits that trees provide.
i-Tree Eco provides a means to more fully understand a city’s urban forest with respect to its species composition, structure and condition, and to calculate and value many of the ecological benefits that that urban forest provides to those and live and work in the city.
The i-Tree Eco Newport survey was undertaken in summer 2019 as part of the objectives of the Gwent Green Grid Partnership.
The Gwent Green Grid Partnership is a Welsh Government funded consortium of partners and stakeholders. The partnership and its policy framework direct the establishment of green infrastructure across Gwent county and help to deliver a healthier environment for citizens, opportunities for business, and community benefits such as volunteering.
The aims of the project were to:
The results of the survey will:
Infographic summary of the results of the i-Tree Eco study in Newport
The infographic summary, full report, and supplementary report are available in the Documents section (below).
Forest Research are reviewing the impact on i-Tree Eco on the management of urban trees. If you have experience of i-Tree Eco and are interested in participating please read this page.