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EPA Green Infrastructure Funding

This page lists most federal sources of green infrastructure funding from various agencies and includes links to various means of self-funding of projects through fees, etc.

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Guidelines for Developing and Evaluating Tree Ordinances

This highly detailed guide provides information on developing tree-related ordinances, including inventory, monitoring and tree selection. While this was released in 2001, the process for many of these issues remains mostly unchanged today.

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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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EPA Stormwater Management Model

The Stormwater Management Model (SWMM) is part of EPA’s suite of water research tools. SWMM is a hydrology-hydraulic water quality simulation model used to simulate stormwater runoff quantity and quality in urban areas.  SWMM is highly technical and is best suited for those with working knowledge of the industry.

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Metro Parks protects Nashville’s open space

Nashville’s Metro Parks and Recreation Department (Metro Parks) has been working for decades to provide citizens of Nashville-Davidson County with a network of trails and open space. The department pursued a strategy of open space acquisition for two reasons: 1) to preserve Nashville’s quality of life and unique natural character and 2) to protect against […]

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  • Resource Types:
  • Education and Outreach Materials
  • General
  • Getting Started Steps:
  • Finance It
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  • Planning Process Steps:
  • Define Your Plan's Strategy & Objectives
  • Integrate, Implement, Assess, Adapt
  • Publisher(s):
  • EPA