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Kansas City Green Infrastructure Case Study

This plan, an early component of aggressive regional planning by the Mid-America Regional Council, focuses largely on connecting key conservation corridors.

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Sustainable Cities Collective

This website features open source tools, articles and blogs of interest to planners and community organizers. Green infrastructure is frequently mentioned in various capacities throughout the site.

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BMP and LID Whole Life Cost Models: Version 2.o

This free report from the Water Environment Research Foundation details the costs associated with vegetative roofs, rainwater catchment systems, and bioretention facilities. It also provides planning-level cost estimates.

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Urban Wildlife

The US Forest Service studies urbanization strategies that can prevent habitat loss and fragmentation for local wildlife.  This page includes current research as well as contact information for Forest Service wildlife and urban research experts.

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You Are Here: GIS Map of Cambridge, MA

The Social Computing Group at MIT created this map by analyzing Google Street View images of Cambridge, MA.  It illustrates the amount of green infrastructure in the city and could offer some useful guidance to GIS specialists.

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  • Resource Types:
  • Case Studies and Developed Plans
  • Getting Started Steps:
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  • Planning Process Steps:
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  • Publisher(s):
  • The Conservation Fund