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Durham Neighborhood Compass

The Durham Compass combines data from local government, state and federal agencies, and the Census Bureau into an interactive map to illustrate to stakeholders the quality of life in and around Durham, North Carolina.  Users can select specific sections of the city and browse a variety of indicators such as tree coverage, impervious area, and crime.

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Placeways Community GIS Software

This commercial software allows planners to add tree cover to their mapping, allowing for more effective urban forestry planning.

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Nonprofits Anchor Philadelphia’s Green Partnerships

Longstanding partnerships between Philadelphia’s municipal departments, non-profit actors and the public contribute to the unique strength of the City’s green infrastructure planning efforts. Nonprofits Built the Foundation for Public Support and Future Partnerships The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) is the cornerstone of Philadelphia’s non-profit sector and has spent decades building a network of citizen stewards […]

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BMP and LID Whole Life Cost Models: Version 2.o

This free report from the Water Environment Research Foundation details the costs associated with vegetative roofs, rainwater catchment systems, and bioretention facilities. It also provides planning-level cost estimates.

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Green Energy Roof Calculator

The Green Building Research Laboratory at Portland State University has developed an online calculator to allow users to compare the energy performance of a building with a green roof to the performance of the same building with a conventional (black) or high-albedo (white) roof.

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