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Quantifying Rainfall Interception in the Urban Canopy

Urban stormwater is a major contributor to surface water degradation in the United States, prompting cities to invest in green infrastructure - methods that naturally capture, store, and slowly release runoff, such as urban trees.

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8/19/19
More Than Good Looks: How trees influence urban stormwater management in green infrastructure practices

While green stormwater infrastructure increases in popularity, we are still learning about the role of trees in these innovative practices.

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5/28/19
Irrigation Scheduling Tools for Improved Water Management & Water Use Efficiency

A Climate Learning Network/ANREP Climate Science Initiative collaboration in partnership with the Ogallala Water Coordinated Agriculture Project, this webinar will introduce a series of tools for scheduling irrigation for improved water management and w

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7/2/18
The CONSERVE Program: Transdisciplinary Research, Extension, and Education at the Nexus of Sustainable Water Reuse, Food and Health

A collaboration between ANREP and the Climate Learning Network (CLN), this webinar will provide an overview of CONSERVE, a USDA-NIFA-funded project tasked with facilitating the adoption of on-farm solutions that enable the safe use of nontraditional irr

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1/31/18
Making Urban Forests Count: Quantifying and crediting stormwater benefits Primary tabs

The water quality benefits of forests are widely accepted, yet very few studies have successfully quantified the runoff and pollutant-reducing impacts of trees in the urban landscape.

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1/12/18
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
Integrating Trees into Stormwater Management Design and Policy

In spite of the proven value of trees for reducing stormwater flows and pollutants, there remains a widespread lack of understanding, acceptance, and credibility of their use for managing stormwater.

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11/15/17
Adapting Landscape Plants, Policies, and Management to a Water-Limited Future

Climate change, growing populations, and increasing water demands across sectors increase the vulnerability of water supplies across the US to shortage, driving a range of policies and community- and site-scale choices on water management in urban and c

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11/15/17