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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.

 

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CDC Guidance on Health Impact Assessments

This Center for Disease Control and Prevention webpage identifies best practices for conducting health impact assessments at the community and regional level.

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Urban Forestry and Human Health Benefits

This page from the University of Washington lists a series of reports describing the impact that urban and community forestry has on public health.

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Emerald Ash Borer

This website is the most comprehensive compendium of information on the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), an invasive beetle responsible for the deaths of millions of ash trees in the United States.  The site details the threats EAB poses to native trees and describes how municipalities in the US and Canada are responding.

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Urban Forests: A Climate Adaptation Guide

This guide provides a detailed explanation of how urban forests can be used in the climate adaptation process and how effective management can help them survive under future climatic conditions.

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  • Resource Types:
  • Calculators and Modeling
  • Getting Started Steps:
  • Map It
  • Plan It
  • Planning Process Steps:
  • Gather Data
  • Publisher(s):
  • EPA