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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 under the Urban Soil Toolkit tab 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 by exploring Urban Soil Restoration and move on to the Soil Restoration Calculator (sign on as a registered user). Our Soil Sampling Protocol document can help you figure out how to properly sample your site and the Soil Restoration Protocol page outlines the methods we have used to restore degraded roadside 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.