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.
The City of Boulder developed an Urban Wildlife Management Plan to address various conflicts between humans and local wildlife. This webpage provides an example of a successful approach to urban wildlife management for other communities to review and potentially adapt and implement.
This is a great introductory video on the benefits and importance of trees and urban forests.
The Stormwater Management Model (SWMM) is part of EPA’s suite of water research tools. SWMM is a hydrology-hydraulic water quality simulation model used to simulate stormwater runoff quantity and quality in urban areas. SWMM is highly technical and is best suited for those with working knowledge of the industry.
This Center for Disease Control and Prevention webpage identifies best practices for conducting health impact assessments at the community and regional level.