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.
This Center for Disease Control and Prevention webpage identifies best practices for conducting health impact assessments at the community and regional level.
Noted for intensive community outreach and citizen input, the Pittsburgh Urban Forest Master Plan covers all the bases and is an excellent model for other cities.
Philadelphia’s municipal departments have played a critical role in the ongoing implementation of Greenworks Philadelphia, which is the city’s sustainability plan, and the Green City, Clean Waters plan, which is focused on green stormwater infrastructure. The Mayor’s Office of Sustainability (MOS) is the primary custodian of the Greenworks Philadelphia plan and the Philadelphia Water Department […]
Creating Collective Impact details the process — and philosophy — that brings and keeps different players together to create lasting social, economic and environmental change.