Accelerating Cost-Effective Green Stormwater Infrastructure
Although green stormwater infrastructure is a critical tool for solving stormwater management challenges, it is evolving technology with inconsistent performance and uncertain costs. The authors of this article recommend enhancing learning from local implementation efforts to address knowledge gaps and speed cost-effective deployment. The report identifies actions state and federal water quality authorities can take to drive data collection and sharing.
The Wasatch Choice for 2040 includes toolkits for planners, regional data sets, community development and housing guidelines, form-based codes, and scenario planning framework for small communities.
The USGS developed the National Land Cover Database to provide spatial reference and land cover data for the entire United States. It illustrates land use type (urban, forest, agriculture etc.), percent tree canopy cover, and percent impervious surface.
This report includes comprehensive list of data sources and map layers that address environmental, social and economic indicators in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.
The Alliance for Community Trees is a non-profit organization dedicated to engaging local communities to improve their natural resources. The organization has planted over 15 million trees with the help of more than 5 million volunteers.