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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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Water Harvesting Calculator

This tool estimates the volume of water required for toilet flushing in a building and compares it to the amount of water that a rainwater harvesting system could capture from roofs and parking lots. Inputs include: information on building occupancy, average rainfall, and roof and parking lot catchment areas. Results are estimates of toilet flushing […]

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Nonprofits Anchor Philadelphia’s Green Partnerships

Longstanding partnerships between Philadelphia’s municipal departments, non-profit actors and the public contribute to the unique strength of the City’s green infrastructure planning efforts. Nonprofits Built the Foundation for Public Support and Future Partnerships The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) is the cornerstone of Philadelphia’s non-profit sector and has spent decades building a network of citizen stewards […]

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Harvard’s Initiative on Environment and Public Health

This paper details the health benefits of exposure to natural environments. It cites research by an international panel of scientists assembled by Harvard under the auspices of its Natural Environments Initiative in the School of Public Health.

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EnviroAtlas: Eco-health Relationship Browser

This interactive tool from the Environmental Protection Agency allows users to explore a variety of connections between ecosystem services and health.  The comprehensive browser details several types of ecosystems in the United States, the various services they provide, and how they affect people.

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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