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Planning the Urban Forest

This report by the American Planning Association contains case studies, an appendix on incorporating green infrastructure in a comprehensive plan, and lists of web resources. It is a must-have resource for professionals interested in making urban forestry part of their green infrastructure and sustainability plans.

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EPA Green Infrastructure Case Studies

This page contains links to green infrastructure case studies covering a number of topics including performance, groundwater impacts, community-scale studies, economics and policy research.

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Northeast Community Tree Guide: Benefits, Costs, and Strategic Planning

This guide lays out the costs and benefits of selected tree species in the Northeast US, calculated for environmental values.  It also provides a good explanation of how benefits are delivered and monetized.

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City of Burnsville, MN Water Resources Management Plan

A small community takes a big-impact approach to water management, including stormwater, proving that size is no barrier to quality.

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10 Best Cities for Urban Forests

This page lists American Forests’ 10 best cities for urban forests and details each city’s efforts that helped them stand out among the 50 most populous cities in the U.S.

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