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Ironwood distinguishes itself as one of the most prolific private urban and community forestry research firms. Researchers at Ironwood explore issues of governance, management, and operations, regularly disseminating research outputs through publications and presentation. 

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Urban Forest Management

Managing the urban forest through operational research and quantitative analyses

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Community and Agro-Forestry

Examining chemical spray drift, monoculture development of shelterbelts, and socio-ecological dynamics

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Professional Governance

and Ethics

Examining the governance and regulatory arms of arboriculture and urban forestry

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Wildfire Prevention

Mitigating wildfire risk through studies on fuel reduction and community engagement

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Tree Risk Assessment

Statistical approaches to tree risk, risk, assessments, and risk management

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Wildlife Coexistence

Research on habitat preservation, wildlife snag creation, and wildlife coexistence

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