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Placeways Community GIS Software

This commercial software allows planners to add tree cover to their mapping, allowing for more effective urban forestry planning.

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  • Resource Types:
  • Calculators and Modeling
  • Getting Started Steps:
  • Implement It
  • Map It
  • Plan It
  • Planning Process Steps:
  • Define Your Plan's Strategy & Objectives
  • Gather Data
  • Publisher(s):
  • Placeways