Category: Tools

Strategies for Self -Funding Your Programs

Written by Cameron Herbolsheimer on April 15, 2015

Most urban forestry programs will probably always rely heavily on general fund allocations, but other options exist that can provide a revenue stream more clearly dedicated to the stewardship and management of urban forests.

– “Planning the Urban Forest,” American Planning Association (2009)


I-Tree Tools

Written by Cameron Herbolsheimer on April 13, 2015

The I-Tree suite of tools is the “Swiss Army Knife” of urban forestry.  It can do just about anything – from calculating the benefits of planting a single tree on a specific site to estimating your community’s overall tree canopy and monetizing the ecosystem services it provides.  Thousands…Read More