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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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Urban Forest Assessments Resource Guide

This tool from American Forests is an extension of ESRI’s ArcGIS software. It converts stormwater and energy impacts (among others) from trees and other vegetation into monetary values based on local specifications.

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Regional Model: Maps, Tools and Reports for the Northeast Illinois Planning Region

This website contains a full set of maps, mapping tools and policy guidance organized by topic/ objective, specific to Northeast Illinois.

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Durham Neighborhood Compass

The Durham Compass combines data from local government, state and federal agencies, and the Census Bureau into an interactive map to illustrate to stakeholders the quality of life in and around Durham, North Carolina.  Users can select specific sections of the city and browse a variety of indicators such as tree coverage, impervious area, and […]

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Harvard’s Initiative on Environment and Public Health

This paper details the health benefits of exposure to natural environments. It cites research by an international panel of scientists assembled by Harvard under the auspices of its Natural Environments Initiative in the School of Public Health.

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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