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Trees are the Key Online Toolkit

This site includes presentations, sample letters, posters, etc. for community outreach.  It was prepared by Fifth Estate Communications for the Sustainable Urban Forests Commission — as part of the Vibrant Cities Initiative.

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Tree Benefit Calculator

Casey Trees and Davey Tree Expert Co. have developed a National Tree Benefit Calculator which allows users to determine the stormwater, property value, energy (both electricity and natural gas), air quality and climate benefits and values for an individual tree.

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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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Longitudinal Effects on Mental Health of Moving to Greener and Less Green Urban Areas

This study used panel data to explore three different hypotheses about how moving to greener or less green areas may affect mental health over time.

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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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  • Resource Types:
  • Education and Outreach Materials
  • Getting Started Steps:
  • Champion It
  • Planning Process Steps:
  • Build Partnerships
  • Publisher(s):
  • Sustainable Urban Forest Coalition