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Green Cities Toolbox

The Green Cities Toolbox includes protocols, forms, and training materials produced by four greening programs in Redmond, Kent, Seattle, Tacoma.  This is a useful resource for volunteer-based programs.

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Northeast Community Tree Guide: Benefits, Costs, and Strategic Planning

This guide lays out the costs and benefits of selected tree species in the Northeast US, calculated for environmental values.  It also provides a good explanation of how benefits are delivered and monetized.

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Planning the Urban Forest

This report by the American Planning Association contains case studies, an appendix on incorporating green infrastructure in a comprehensive plan, and lists of web resources. It is a must-have resource for professionals interested in making urban forestry part of their green infrastructure and sustainability plans.

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Accelerating Cost-Effective Green Stormwater Infrastructure

Although green stormwater infrastructure is a critical tool for solving stormwater management challenges, it is evolving technology with inconsistent performance and uncertain costs. The authors of this article recommend enhancing learning from local implementation efforts to address knowledge gaps and speed cost-effective deployment. The report identifies actions state and federal water quality authorities can take to drive data collection and sharing.

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EPA Air Quality Measurement Site

This page provides a general description of air pollutants measured, methods and links to EPA-generated data sets of air quality measurements.

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  • Resource Types:
  • Case Studies and Developed Plans
  • Getting Started Steps:
  • Champion It
  • Explore It
  • Planning Process Steps:
  • Build Partnerships
  • Define Your Plan's Strategy & Objectives
  • Publisher(s):
  • Forterra