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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
NECSC-Implications of Climate Change for Invasive Species

Invasive species and climate change are two of the most prominent forms of anthropogenic global change identified by the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment.  These two global changes are likely to interact in a number of ways.

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11/15/17
Climate Change and Water Tools

The “Being Prepared for Climate Change” workbook is a step by step guide for place-based organizations to develop risk-based climate change adaptation plans.

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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
Integrating Experts, Communities, and Online Resources for Equitably Expanding Urban Tree Canopy

Using the case of Portland, Oregon, this webinar will provide context for assembling city-scale programs that enable community groups, researchers, and city staff to advance urban canopy management and expansion. Angie DiSalvo will present the context f

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11/15/17
Conservation Biology Institute

The Conservation Biology Institute (CBI) provides scientific expertise to support the conservation and recovery of biological diversity in its natural state through applied research, education, planning, and community service.

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11/15/17
NatureServe-Conservation Tools & Services

These value-added tools and services transform information into actionable knowledge in the service of scientific understanding and biodiversity conservation.

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11/15/17
Map of At-Risk Species by County and Watershed

With just one click on these interactive maps, you’ll learn where federally listed or imperiled plant and animal species reside.

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11/15/17
Consortium for Climate Risk in the Urban Northeast

More than half of the world’s population now lives in cities. This demographic shift creates a host of new opportunities, but also some new risks, especially given the challenges posed by climatic extremes.

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11/15/17

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