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Million Trees NYC: The Integration of Research and Practice

This document contains a qualitative, detailed, and insightful analysis of the One Million Trees initiative in New York City.

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CDC Guidance on Health Impact Assessments

This Center for Disease Control and Prevention webpage identifies best practices for conducting health impact assessments at the community and regional level.

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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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Urban Forests and Climate Change

This US Forest Service site explores how healthy trees and forests provide communities with a host of climate-related benefits. The webpage includes an outstanding synthesis of issues, concerns and strategies for managing resilient communities.

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The RECARGA Stormwater Model

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.

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