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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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Urban Planning Tools for Quality Growth

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.

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Pittsburgh Urban Forest Review

This report provides an brief analysis of progress on urban forestry and green infrastructure initiatives in Pittsburgh, PA.  It includes an overview of green infrastructure visioning and benchmarking data, areas of opportunity for greening, and local threats such as invasive species.

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Forging the Link: Linking Economic Benefits of Low Impact Development and Community Decisions

This resource addresses community resilience and demonstrates substantive economic benefits „for both construction budgets and project life-cycle costs when using green infrastructure for stormwater management.

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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.

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  • Resource Types:
  • Model Land Use Policies
  • Getting Started Steps:
  • Implement It
  • Plan It
  • Planning Process Steps:
  • Define Your Plan's Strategy & Objectives
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  • Climate Action Reserve