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Forestry Resources & Links

This webpage lists easy-to-read two-pagers, developed by California Urban Forest Council, on trees and economy, climate change, health, air quality, sustainability.

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“New Urban Forestry Management Tools” Presentation

This PowerPoint presentation provides guidance on site selection, tree size and species. It is an entry-level resource but useful primer for planners.

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Planning the Urban Forest: Ecology, Economy, and Community Development

This presentation gives a great introduction to the art of planning urban forestry. The information is pulled from the actual book, “Planning the Urban Forest: Ecology, Economy, and Community Development” by the American Planning Association.

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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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Sustainable Cities Collective

This website features open source tools, articles and blogs of interest to planners and community organizers. Green infrastructure is frequently mentioned in various capacities throughout the site.

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  • Resource Types:
  • Education and Outreach Materials
  • Getting Started Steps:
  • Champion It
  • Explore It
  • Planning Process Steps:
  • Build Partnerships
  • Publisher(s):
  • California Urban Forests Council