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.
This tool estimates the volume of water required for toilet flushing in a building and compares it to the amount of water that a rainwater harvesting system could capture from roofs and parking lots. Inputs include: information on building occupancy, average rainfall, and roof and parking lot catchment areas. Results are estimates of toilet flushing […]
This resource created by the National Association of Regional Councils provides users with a clear comparison of the definition of green infrastructure across federal agencies. Look for opportunities to align project goals with priorities in multiple federal agencies to create more opportunities for funding.
This guide is organized into separate downloadable chapters on a variety of topics related to urban forestry and sustainability. It includes a chapter on engaging multicultural audiences.
This tool provides an index of the most extreme temperatures, precipitation events, and droughts from around the country to aid planners and policy makers in the adaptation process.