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Pittsburgh Urban Forest Review

This report provides an brief analysis of progress on urban forestry and green infrastructure initiatives in Pittsburgh, PA.  It includes an overview of green infrastructure visioning and benchmarking data, areas of opportunity for greening, and local threats such as invasive species.

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The Value of Green Infrastructure

This comprehensive guide introduces readers to the economic, environmental and social benefits of green infrastructure.

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Impact of Views to School Landscapes on Recovery from Stress and Mental Fatigue

This study of high school students in central Illinois found that students with a view of trees were able to recover their ability to pay attention and bounce back from stress more rapidly than those who looked out on a parking lot or had no windows.

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“The Power of Tree Canopy” Presentation

This presentation will introduce the science and motivating questions behind UTC data collection and analysis, illustrating the value of integrating tree canopy data with ecological, social, and economic data to achieve municipal goals.

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Incentive Programs for Reducing Private Runoff

The Water Environment Research Foundation offers a variety of resources for planners and policymakers involved in issues related to water. This link explains the use of incentives, such as fee discounts and awards programs, to reduce stormwater runoff from private lands.

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