Trees for Resilience Toolkit
Trees for Resilience is a compendium of local and national research, case studies, and resources specially curated to help regional decision-makers, planners, and managers integrate urban forests and tree canopy into the fabric of the community for greater livability and resilience. Explore the site to gather resources, models and ideas of how your community can enhance and grow the impact of urban forests, sustain projects and programs, and improve the health and resilience for all.
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“Not All Parks Are Created Equal”: How Communities Can Ensure Parks Are Accessible for All Residents
Ensuring that residents have equitable access to parks, including facilities and programming that fit their specific needs, can have profound positive effects. For local policymakers, understanding a community’s needs and working to meet them can lead to better health and…
About to be Flooded?
Practical suggestions for protecting people and property during flooding events.
Building the Blue Economy: Opportunities for Community-Based Organizations in Stormwater Management
Using Buffalo, New York as a primary case study, this report explores both the challenges and winning strategies for advocating for neighborhood-level green infrastructure solutions. It focuses on a project called “PUSH Blue,” supported by the non-profit People United for…
Centering Community Ownership and Voice to Combat Green Gentrification
Public and private housing developers value the benefits parks and green spaces add to an area because they drive economic development and transform neighborhoods. However, by contributing to increasing property values, these green amenities can also present risks for lower-income residents,…
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