EPA National Stormwater Calculator
The National Stormwater Calculator (SWC) can be used to estimate the amount and frequency of rainwater runoff from sites anywhere in the United States. The calculator accounts for soil conditions, rainfall history, land cover, and more.
Chicago Wilderness developed a green infrastructure vision to guide local communities making land use decisions. The organization provides a broad platform for collaborative conservation action with a wide range of public, private, non-profit and business partners. The vision serves as model for other regional efforts, including Australia.
This guide is extremely useful for groups training longer-term volunteers, youth groups, school projects on how to monitor progress at forest restoration sites and gather data needed for mapping tools.
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 […]
The US Forest Service studies urbanization strategies that can prevent habitat loss and fragmentation for local wildlife. This page includes current research as well as contact information for Forest Service wildlife and urban research experts.