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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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National Land Cover Database

The USGS developed the National Land Cover Database to provide spatial reference and land cover data for the entire United States.  It illustrates land use type (urban, forest, agriculture etc.), percent tree canopy cover, and percent impervious surface.

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Envision Sustainable Infrastructure Rating System

Envision provides a framework for rating the economic, environmental, and community benefits of a wide range of infrastructure projects.  It grades and evaluates projects based on 60 sustainability criteria.

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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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Tree Ordinance Resource List

This document contains a list of  writing tools and models for developing tree protection ordinances.

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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