BACK

RESOURCES

Urban Forests and Healthy Babies

This article provides an overview of a study which demonstrates that mothers living in greener neighborhoods deliver at full term and produce babies with higher birth weights — an indicator of neonatal health.

similar-resources SIMILAR RESOURCES

The Critical Roles Served by Citizen Stewards in Portland, Oregon

Public awareness and engagement is critical for the long-term success of environmental endeavors. Just as every citizen has a right to enjoy the beauty of nature, the responsibility of caring for it lies in their hands, as well.  In Portland, Oregon, citizen stewards have embraced their roles and ensured the success of green infrastructure (GI) […]

Read More
Longitudinal Effects on Mental Health of Moving to Greener and Less Green Urban Areas

This study used panel data to explore three different hypotheses about how moving to greener or less green areas may affect mental health over time.

Read More
Forestry Resources & Links

This webpage lists easy-to-read two-pagers, developed by California Urban Forest Council, on trees and economy, climate change, health, air quality, sustainability.

Read More
Citizen Advocate Handbook

This highly technical handbook is oriented toward Washington, DC’s peculiar form of government and is meant to equip citizens with the knowledge and skills they need to effectively advocate their support for green infrastructure and urban forestry to the necessary stakeholders.

Read More
shadow
BACK
  • Resource Types:
  • Current Research
  • Getting Started Steps:
  • Explore It
  • Planning Process Steps:
  • Build Partnerships
  • Gather Data
  • Publisher(s):