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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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  • Resource Types:
  • Calculators and Modeling
  • Getting Started Steps:
  • Map It
  • Planning Process Steps:
  • Build Partnerships
  • Engage Stakeholders
  • Gather Data
  • Publisher(s):
  • Open Tree Map