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2010 Regional Indicators Report for Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky

This report includes comprehensive list of data sources and map layers that address environmental, social and economic indicators in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.

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SITES Greenfield Bias: Old Paradigm for a New Reality

Administered by Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), SITES offers a comprehensive rating system designed to distinguish sustainable landscapes, measure their performance, and elevate their value. This article addresses a perceived flaw within SITES’s treatment of trees and soil for disturbed (but not brownfield) urban in-fill sites.

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Charlotte: A ‘tree seat’ at the table

Effective inter-agency cooperation and partnership, and how the various agencies engaged in green infrastructure planning and development are arranged in a local government has significant implications for the level integration of urban forestry and green infrastructure in a city or community’s plans and operations.  Charlotte, North Carolina, which has been designated a Tree City USA […]

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San Francisco 2014 Urban Forest Plan

San Francisco created a modest plan which the city is implementing in three phases. The first phase focused on street trees because San Francisco has small tree canopy, fragmented and underfunded maintenance.  The second and third phases involve developing a vision and recommending greening opportunities to businesses and private property owners.

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Urban Forest Assessments Resource Guide

This tool from American Forests is an extension of ESRI’s ArcGIS software. It converts stormwater and energy impacts (among others) from trees and other vegetation into monetary values based on local specifications.

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  • Resource Types:
  • Case Studies and Developed Plans
  • Getting Started Steps:
  • Map It
  • Plan It
  • Planning Process Steps:
  • Gather Data
  • Publisher(s):
  • Agenda 360
  • Vision 2015