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The Hot Report: A Guide to Measure Community Sustainability

The Sustainable Communities Hot Report uses various data from the U.S. Census Bureau to give community leaders and residents a quick and easy way to determine how well their community is performing on indicators related to transportation, housing, economic development, income, and equity. Users can view charts, tables, and maps showing their community’s trends over time and can compare their community’s performance to peer communities.

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How To: Urban Forestry and Water Quality Assessment Tools

This presentation provides guidance for using CITYGreen, i-Tree Hydro, EPA’s Stormwater Management Model, and the Western Washington Hydrology Model.  The document describes each system, what inputs are needed, level of expertise required, and how outputs are generated. This resource is useful primarily as introduction to calculators.

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Urban & Community Forestry: A Practical Guide to Sustainability

This guide is organized into separate downloadable chapters on a variety of topics related to urban forestry and sustainability.  It includes a chapter on engaging multicultural audiences.

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Sudden Oak Death

This California-oriented site offers up-to-date research and practices aimed at controlling Sudden Oak Death, a tree disease caused by the plant pathogen Phytophthora ramorum.

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i-Tree Tools

i-Tree includes a full suite of highly-technical forestry benefits calculators and siting tools best suited for those with professional knowledge of stormwater management and GIS.

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  • Implement It
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  • Partnership for Sustainable Communities