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.
This library on the Urban Forestry South website contains a comprehensive list of assessment tools and other resources for effective urban forestry planning. There are many other useful resources throughout the site.
Established in 1968 as a regional planning partnership, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG) has become the designated planning agency for transportation, water, and air quality in Southeast Michigan. SEMCOG provides information and assistance to member local governments in Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, Washtenaw, and Wayne Counties. The organization advocates in Washington […]
This commercial software uses heat maps to aid in the identification of priority planting areas for tree projects.
This database provides a list of 134 tree species that inhabit the eastern United States and analyses of their reliability given changes in the climate. The atlas uses predicted changes in climate based on three General Circulation Models and two human emissions levels to determine variations in suitable habitat for each tree species.