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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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Common Water Quality Measures

This webpage lists the various measurable factors affecting water quality. Each is accompanied by an explanation of why they are important to the health of a water body.

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Urban Forests and Healthy Babies

This article provides an overview of a study which demonstrates that mothers living in greener neighborhoods deliver at full term and produce babies with higher birth weights — an indicator of neonatal health.

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Forest Service Urban Research

This web page provides access to all types of urban forestry research conducted by US Forest Service scientists and social scientists. It includes inventory and analysis tools, as well as reports.

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