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Urban and Community Forest Appreciation Toolkit

This resource contains a series of customizable community education materials from the Forest Service, prepared primarily for Northeastern states.

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Building Capactity: Helping Vibrant Communities Create Vibrant, Healthy and Economically Prosperous Neighborhoods

This resource provides an in-depth review of the health and economic impacts resulting from the HUD Sustainability Community Grants program. While there is little information on green infrastructure, the document provides extensive details on how to approach the regional/community planning process while dealing with cross-sector issues like energy and transportation.

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Charlotte: A ‘tree seat’ at the table

Effective inter-agency cooperation and partnership, and how the various agencies engaged in green infrastructure planning and development are arranged in a local government has significant implications for the level integration of urban forestry and green infrastructure in a city or community’s plans and operations.  Charlotte, North Carolina, which has been designated a Tree City USA […]

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This new EPA web-based tool helps local officials and other community members consider the benefits and uses of green infrastructure.

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Boulder, CO’s Approach to Urban Wildlife Management

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  • Resource Types:
  • Education and Outreach Materials
  • Getting Started Steps:
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  • Planning Process Steps:
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  • Publisher(s):
  • U.S. Forest Service