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.
From a leading non-profit think tank, the Center for Neighborhood Technology, comes this updated version of a user-friendly "calculator" for measuring and comparing various stormwater management practices. The toolbox is easy-to-use, comprehensive, and adaptable.
This presentation gives a great introduction to the art of planning urban forestry. The information is pulled from the actual book, “Planning the Urban Forest: Ecology, Economy, and Community Development” by the American Planning Association.
PlaNYC is a comprehensive effort to address future challenges in New York City including a dramatic increase in population by 2030, climate change, and outdated infrastructure. Through collaboration between local stakeholders, agencies, and community organizations, several goals and initiatives were developed to tackle these issues.
Davey Research Group’s Urban Forestry Management Software can be used to efficiently manage an urban forest. The system helps manage tree inventory, calls, and work records as well as identify sites, map your urban forest, and create reports.