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US Forest Service: Invasive Species

The US Forest Service manages a vigorous health program aimed, in part, at assisting local and state government and private owners identify and manage tree pests and diseases. This site offers information on major threats and resources for dealing with them.

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USDA Forest Service Funding Opportunities

This site is regularly updated with funding opportunities for urban forestry and green infrastructure projects from the US Forest Service.

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EPA Green Infrastructure Modeling Tools

This page includes guidance from the regulators on various methods to gauge impact of stormwater controls, especially non-structural. The resource includes little guidance on trees specifically, but broad coverage of both simple and complex modeling techniques.

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Envision Sustainable Infrastructure Rating System

Envision provides a framework for rating the economic, environmental, and community benefits of a wide range of infrastructure projects.  It grades and evaluates projects based on 60 sustainability criteria.

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Northeast Community Tree Guide: Benefits, Costs, and Strategic Planning

This guide lays out the costs and benefits of selected tree species in the Northeast US, calculated for environmental values.  It also provides a good explanation of how benefits are delivered and monetized.

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