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Rx for Hot Cities: Urban Greening and Cooling to Reduce Heat-Related Mortality in Los Angeles and Beyond

Across the country, a number of cities are setting ambitious tree canopy goals to fight the trend of a decline in tree canopy.

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7/24/20

 

 
A GIS-Based Framework Creating Green Stormwater Infrastructure Inventory Relevant to Surface Transportation Planning

The stormwater runoff that carries pollutants from the land adjacent to road transportation

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6/26/19

 

 
Climate Action & Adaptation Plans

A strategic framework for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and adapting to the impacts of climate change. Cities utilize climate action plans as roadmaps for achieving emissions reductions and improving community resilience.

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4/15/19

 

 
Lessons Learned on Integrating Water Quality and Nature‐based Approaches into Hazard Mitigation Plans

This webcast will look at two completed pilot projects that have successfully integrated watershed planning, green infrastructure practices and source water protection into FEMA hazard mitigation plans.

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3/25/19

 

 
Testing an Automated Irrigation System Based on Leaching Fraction Testing and Weather in a Container Nursery

Irrigation scheduling in container nurseries is challenging due to the wide range of plant production conditions that must be accounted for at any given time.

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2/19/19
Storm Smart Cities: Integrating Green Infrastructure into Local Hazard Mitigation Plans

Communities across the United States are facing a variety of challenges, from outdated infrastructure, to water quality protection, to the need to increase community resilience and mitigate the impacts of flo

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4/13/18
Bellevue Botanical Garden-Sample Work Load Plan

This is a sample work load planning spreadsheet from Bellevue Botanical Gardens.

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2/28/18
Urban Water Blueprint

This report addresses a critical issue facing mayors in cities around the world: access to clean and adequate water supplies.

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11/15/17
Review of the Available Literature and Data on the Runoff and Pollutant Removal Capabilities of Urban Trees

The Center for Watershed Protection reviewed a total of 159 publications to evaluate the research questions defined in the scope of this project:

1. What is the effectiveness of urban tree planting on reducing runoff, nutrient and sediment?

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11/15/17
A Compass for Progress in Plant Collections Management

The Plant Collections Network coordinates plant germplasm preservation and promotes excellence in plant collections management.

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7/9/17

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