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Urban Soil Toolkit

Explore the tools available to help plan and implement soil preparation for tree planting in urban areas. Many of the methods outlined in the following pages are more appropriate for larger, open sites, however, different equipment and methods can be used to operate in smaller areas (e.g. boulevards, small parks). 

Start with exploring The Process and move on to the Soil Remediation Calculator (currently you have to be a registered user to access these pages). Our Soil Sampling Protocol document can help you figure out how to properly sample your site and the Soil Remediation Protocol page outlines the methods we have used to restore degraded sites. Please don't hesitate to contact us with inquiries about different types of projects you may be undertaking. Lastly, the Soil Glossary provides definitions of commonly used terms.