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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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Urban Forests and Carbon Credits: One Pathway

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The Benefits of Investing in Trees

This toolkit was designed to be a source of outreach materials for showing the benefits of street tree and green infrastructure investments. Produced by the California Urban Forests Council, these field-tested tools are adapted for use with multiple audiences.

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Envision Sustainable Infrastructure Rating System

Envision provides a framework for rating the economic, environmental, and community benefits of a wide range of infrastructure projects.  It grades and evaluates projects based on 60 sustainability criteria.

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Video: Benefits of Urban Forests

This is a great introductory video on the benefits and importance of trees and urban forests.

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