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Urban Forestry Index

This site provides a comprehensive database of publications on urban forestry research from a wide range of organizations that are easily accessed using advanced browsing and search features.  It was prepared by USFS, University of Minnesota and Urban Forestry South, and Tree Link and is regularly updated.

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Integrating Public Health into the Comprehensive Planning Process

This American Planning Association report assesses how seven communities made public health a priority in their comprehensive plans and provides recommendations for improving the overall process.

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Construction Carbon Calculator

This tool estimates the net embodied carbon of a project’s structures and site. The measurements account for building materials, processes and carbon released due to ecosystem degradation or sequestered through landscape installation or restoration. Landscape inputs are ecoregion, area and type of existing vegetation, area disturbed, and area and type of vegetation installed.

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Harvard’s Initiative on Environment and Public Health

This paper details the health benefits of exposure to natural environments. It cites research by an international panel of scientists assembled by Harvard under the auspices of its Natural Environments Initiative in the School of Public Health.

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Wildlife Agencies by State

This page provides links to state, territorial, and tribal fish and wildlife agencies listed by state.

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  • Current Research
  • Getting Started Steps:
  • Explore It
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  • Planning Process Steps:
  • Define Your Plan's Strategy & Objectives
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  • Publisher(s):
  • University of Minnesota
  • USDA - Forest Service