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Nature's Riches: The Health and Financial Benefits of Nearby Nature

Nearly 40 years of scientific research demonstrates that the experience of nature in cities contributes to our health and wellness.

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2/14/18
The Power of Trees

New research shows that trees communicate with one another and share nutrients through their roots! They need each other. In urban areas, trees also help us with health, economic and social benefits. They are part of our culture. We need them.

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2/14/18
Community Outreach Toolkit

This EPA toolkit uses examples from outreach efforts in the Mississippi-Atchafalaya River Basin to provide a helpful framework for state and local agencies, watershed groups, nongovernmental organizations and others in developing effective communication

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1/31/18
Public-Private Partnerships: Leveraging the Strengths of Government and The Private Sector

In this four-part series, EFC director Dan Nees speaks with local government leaders who are partnering with the private sector in innovative ways to better manage stormwater and achieve shared community goals.  These seasoned practitioners share succes

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1/31/18
SEL Field Guide

The Social and Emotiona Learning (SEL) Challenge was designed to identify promising practices for empathy, teamwork, initiative, responsibility, and problem solving.

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1/23/18
Great Urban Parks Campaign: Case Studies

These case studies are successful examples of community engagement, design and planning, fostering partnerships, and procuring funding at parks in Baltimore, Denver, and Atlanta. 

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12/20/17
Go Far, Walk Together: Community Engagement as Transformative Practice

Center for Whole Communities exists to cultivate transformative leadership that weaves together and strengthens movements for justice and the environment.

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12/13/17
Strategies to Scale Up Social Programs: Pathways, Partnerships and Fidelity

How to scale (“pathways”), whom to involve (“partnerships”), and retention of program quality (“fidelity”) are three strategic decisions that can be critical to the scale up of beneficial social programs in societies.

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11/7/17
Let's Talk Climate: Messages to Motivate U.S. Latinos

Climate change is not a new issue for Latinos living in the United States.

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11/6/17
Let's Lead On Climate

This guide features stories from organizations and communities across America that have successfully engaged their constituents in programs and initiatives to elevate climate leadership, action, and solutions.

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11/6/17

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