Envision Sustainable Infrastructure Rating System
Envision provides a framework for rating the economic, environmental, and community benefits of a wide range of infrastructure projects. It grades and evaluates projects based on 60 sustainability criteria.
This Center for Disease Control and Prevention webpage identifies best practices for conducting health impact assessments at the community and regional level.
i-Tree includes a full suite of highly-technical forestry benefits calculators and siting tools best suited for those with professional knowledge of stormwater management and GIS.
Established in 1968 as a regional planning partnership, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG) has become the designated planning agency for transportation, water, and air quality in Southeast Michigan. SEMCOG provides information and assistance to member local governments in Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, Washtenaw, and Wayne Counties. The organization advocates in Washington […]
This report by the American Planning Association contains case studies, an appendix on incorporating green infrastructure in a comprehensive plan, and lists of web resources. It is a must-have resource for professionals interested in making urban forestry part of their green infrastructure and sustainability plans.