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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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Incentive Programs for Reducing Private Runoff

The Water Environment Research Foundation offers a variety of resources for planners and policymakers involved in issues related to water. This link explains the use of incentives, such as fee discounts and awards programs, to reduce stormwater runoff from private lands.

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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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Sustainability and Social Equity

This report from the International City/County Management Association and the University of Arizona discusses the successes and challenges of achieving social equity in developing sustainable communities.

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