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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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National Land Cover Database

The USGS developed the National Land Cover Database to provide spatial reference and land cover data for the entire United States.  It illustrates land use type (urban, forest, agriculture etc.), percent tree canopy cover, and percent impervious surface.

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Plan-it GEO

This commercial firm provides mobile tools for various aspects of urban forestry planning including volunteer tools and tree canopy plotting services.

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How To: Urban Forestry and Water Quality Assessment Tools

This presentation provides guidance for using CITYGreen, i-Tree Hydro, EPA’s Stormwater Management Model, and the Western Washington Hydrology Model.  The document describes each system, what inputs are needed, level of expertise required, and how outputs are generated. This resource is useful primarily as introduction to calculators.

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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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  • Resource Types:
  • General
  • Getting Started Steps:
  • Finance It
  • Sustain It
  • Planning Process Steps:
  • Define Your Plan's Strategy & Objectives
  • Publisher(s):
  • USDA - Forest Service