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Monitoring Field Data Collection

This guide is extremely useful for groups training longer-term volunteers, youth groups, school projects on how to monitor progress at forest restoration sites and gather data needed for mapping tools.

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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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Urban Forest Management Planning Tool

This fill-in-the-blank guide is simple and useful for helping those completely unfamiliar with urban forestry get involved in the planning process.

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San Francisco 2014 Urban Forest Plan

San Francisco created a modest plan which the city is implementing in three phases. The first phase focused on street trees because San Francisco has small tree canopy, fragmented and underfunded maintenance.  The second and third phases involve developing a vision and recommending greening opportunities to businesses and private property owners.

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EPA National Stormwater Calculator

The National Stormwater Calculator (SWC) can be used to estimate the amount and frequency of rainwater runoff from sites anywhere in the United States. The calculator accounts for soil conditions, rainfall history, land cover, and more.  

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  • Resource Types:
  • Tutorials and Templates
  • Getting Started Steps:
  • Champion It
  • Map It
  • Planning Process Steps:
  • Build Partnerships
  • Gather Data
  • Publisher(s):
  • Green City Partnerships