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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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Benefits of Trees and Urban Forests: A Research List

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Open Tree Map

Engage your community with this collaborative mapping platform for crowdsourced tree inventory and urban forestry analysis.  Create a map for citizens to add, edit, and search for trees in their community.  Calculate greenhouse gas emission reductions, air and water quality benefits, carbon sequestration, and energy savings based on tree height and diameter.

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Tree Benefit Calculator

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Field Guide for Monitoring Urban Tree Growth

This field guide was developed collaboratively by researchers, practitioners, and student members of the Urban Tree Growth & Longevity Working Group. The Minimum Data Set is the core group of variables necessary for any long-term study of urban trees, including tree location, species, and diameter at breast height. These protocols were pilot tested in summer […]

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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