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.
From a leading non-profit think tank, the Center for Neighborhood Technology, comes this updated version of a user-friendly "calculator" for measuring and comparing various stormwater management practices. The toolbox is easy-to-use, comprehensive, and adaptable.
EPA studies and tracks the various impacts of urban heat island effects. This site describes the nature of the problem and offers strategies to municipalities seeking to abate it.
Envision Utah created this toolbox to assist communities plan for various stages of development. The guide details the benefits of urban forestry as well as information and tips for creating a plan that incorporates green infrastructure into development efforts.
This straightforward calculator uses the inputs of produce type and planted area to determine the total pounds grown and market value of individual or multiple crops. Over 50 kinds of vegetables, fruits, and herbs are available in the drop-down menu.