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.
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 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.
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.
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.