Low Impact Development Rapid Assessment (LIDRA)
The Low Impact Development Rapid Assessment Tool is a model designed to compare the life-cycle values of implementing various green infrastructure techniques used in reducing runoff versus conventional stormwater management practices. The tool pulls from a database of performance and cost values derived from national data.
The Wasatch Choice for 2040 includes toolkits for planners, regional data sets, community development and housing guidelines, form-based codes, and scenario planning framework for small communities.
Chicago Wilderness developed a green infrastructure vision to guide local communities making land use decisions. The organization provides a broad platform for collaborative conservation action with a wide range of public, private, non-profit and business partners. The vision serves as model for other regional efforts, including Australia.
This interactive tool from the Environmental Protection Agency allows users to explore a variety of connections between ecosystem services and health. The comprehensive browser details several types of ecosystems in the United States, the various services they provide, and how they affect people.
The RECARGA model is a highly technical stormwater modeling program for planners and professionals. It is used to evaluate performance of infiltration basins, rain gardens, and bioretention facilities.