DR JANE TARRAN This paper looks at the links between trees, urban ecology and the health of urban dwellers.  It has two main objectives.  Firstly, it seeks to position urban trees and urban forestry within the field of urban ecology, by exploring changes in both our focus on urban trees and our perceptions of their…

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Dr. Jane Tarran Honorary Associate, University of Technology Sydney Former Senior Lecturer and Course Director, BSc (Urban Ecology) Faculty of Science University of Technology Sydney 1. INTRODUCTION The present paper deals with an area that would be familiar to many in the audience on a daily basis, as they manage trees in urban environments with…

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