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.
Nashville’s Metro Parks and Recreation Department (Metro Parks) has been working for decades to provide citizens of Nashville-Davidson County with a network of trails and open space. The department pursued a strategy of open space acquisition for two reasons: 1) to preserve Nashville’s quality of life and unique natural character and 2) to protect against […]
This web page provides access to all types of urban forestry research conducted by US Forest Service scientists and social scientists. It includes inventory and analysis tools, as well as reports.
Long before Mayor Michael Nutter proclaimed that he wanted to make Philadelphia the greenest city in America, the Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) and the Department of Parks and Recreation (PPR) had been working toward that goal. The PPR (formerly the Fairmount Park Commission) was initially focused on acquiring land along the city’s riverfronts to prevent […]
This report details the Community-Based Public-Private Partnership (CBP3): a platform for implementing affordable, integrated green stormwater infrastructure.