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Urban Forests and Carbon Credits: One Pathway

This document establishes a pathway to create and trade carbon credits from urban forests.  It includes protocols and quantification guides for both forest management and tree planting.  The resource comes from a significant task force effort by California’s Climate Action Reserve.

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How To: Urban Forestry and Water Quality Assessment Tools

This presentation provides guidance for using CITYGreen, i-Tree Hydro, EPA’s Stormwater Management Model, and the Western Washington Hydrology Model.  The document describes each system, what inputs are needed, level of expertise required, and how outputs are generated. This resource is useful primarily as introduction to calculators.

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EPA Green Infrastructure Case Studies

This page contains links to green infrastructure case studies covering a number of topics including performance, groundwater impacts, community-scale studies, economics and policy research.

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Municipal Departments Actively Implement Philadelphia’s Green Infrastructure Plans

Philadelphia’s municipal departments have played a critical role in the ongoing implementation of Greenworks Philadelphia, which is the city’s sustainability plan, and the Green City, Clean Waters plan, which is focused on green stormwater infrastructure. The Mayor’s Office of Sustainability (MOS) is the primary custodian of the Greenworks Philadelphia plan and the Philadelphia Water Department […]

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Sudden Oak Death

This California-oriented site offers up-to-date research and practices aimed at controlling Sudden Oak Death, a tree disease caused by the plant pathogen Phytophthora ramorum.

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  • Model Land Use Policies
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