International Stormwater BMP Database
The International Stormwater BMP Database contains over 530 best management practice (BMP) studies, performance analysis results, tools for use in BMP performance studies, monitoring guidance, and other study-related publications.
The City of Palo Alto developed a very comprehensive plan and vision for their urban forest. The plan links tree canopy to social, economic, and environmental sustainability goals and can be used as a model for other communities.
The Alliance for Community Trees is a non-profit organization dedicated to engaging local communities to improve their natural resources. The organization has planted over 15 million trees with the help of more than 5 million volunteers.
Philadelphia’s municipal departments have played a critical role in the ongoing implementation of Greenworks Philadelphia, which is the city’s sustainability plan, and the Green City, Clean Waters plan, which is focused on green stormwater infrastructure. The Mayor’s Office of Sustainability (MOS) is the primary custodian of the Greenworks Philadelphia plan and the Philadelphia Water Department […]
This plan out of Washington state serves as an excellent model for smaller communities to approach urban forestry and sustainable development.