Cities and the Environment publishes peer-reviewed scholarship on urban ecology research and urban ecology education.

We encourage submissions of scholarly works of the following types: well-written, relevant articles in English; multi-media products such as simulations, video streams, audio productions and other visualization tools.


All inquiries should be directed to the managing editor.

Senior Editor
Eric Strauss , Loyola Marymount University
President's Professor of Biology
Seaver College of Science & Engineering

Managing Editor
Anne Buckelew
USDA Forest Service

This publication is supported by Loyola Marymount University. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Loyola Marymount University or the institutions of the affiliated editors.

Current Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2 (2014)



It’s Not Easy Going Green: Obstacles to Tree-Planting Programs in East Baltimore
Michael Battaglia, Geoffrey L. Buckley, Michael Galvin, and Morgan Grove


How do Suburban Coyote Attacks Affect Residents’ Perceptions? Insights from a New York Case Study
William F. Siemer, Daniel J. Decker, James E. Shanahan, and Heather A. Wieczorek Hudenko


Use of Urban Tree Canopy Assessments by Localities in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed
Lele L. Kimball, P. Eric Wiseman, Susan D. Day, and John F. Munsell