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Sustainability and Social Equity

This report from the International City/County Management Association and the University of Arizona discusses the successes and challenges of achieving social equity in developing sustainable communities.

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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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Guidelines for Developing and Evaluating Tree Ordinances

This highly detailed guide provides information on developing tree-related ordinances, including inventory, monitoring and tree selection. While this was released in 2001, the process for many of these issues remains mostly unchanged today.

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Chicago Wilderness: Regional Alliance Working to Connect People and Nature

Chicago Wilderness developed a green infrastructure vision to guide local communities making land use decisions. The organization provides a broad platform for collaborative conservation action with a wide range of public, private, non-profit and business partners.  The vision serves as model for other regional efforts, including Australia.

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Urban Forestry and Human Health Benefits

This page from the University of Washington lists a series of reports describing the impact that urban and community forestry has on public health.

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