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Green Cities: Good Health

The Green Cities: Good Health site provides research on the myriad benefits of urban greening and urban forestry efforts. The website provides useful information on the social and economic benefits of including natural areas in cities.

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11/1/15
Forests & Climate Change

Dedicated to preserving our forests and replanting trees, American Forests provide information on the impacts of climate change on forests. The challenges facing trees from fire, urban areas, water and other issues are explored.

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11/1/15
The Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES)

A certification program that provides guidelines for "sustainable land design, construction and maintenance practices." SITES can be applied to areas with or without buildings.

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11/1/15
Nature Conservancy Report: Reducing Climate Risks with Natural Infrastructure

The report draws on experience from nine case studies in California and makes a compelling case for conservation as an effective tool to reduce risks of a changing climate.

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11/1/15
National Fish, Wildlife and Plants Climate Adaptation Strategy

This document provides recommendations for the country to address the threats climate change poses to wildlife and natural resources.

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11/1/15
Enhancing Resilience in a Changing Climate

The Enhancing Resilience in a Changing Climate (ERCC) program generates Earth-based information and knowledge about the sensitivity and response of Canada’s lands to the effects of a changing climate. 

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11/1/15
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)

Expanding beyond the basics of climate change, the NRCS provides a ranking of soil practices in terms of their potential for carbon sequestration and greenhouse gas emission reduction.

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11/1/15
USDA Climate Change Resource Center

Designed for land managers, the Climate Change Resource Center provides an introduction to climate change then enters into more advanced topics such as carbon storage in forests and grasslands.

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11/1/15
The Community Kitchen Garden at Lewis Ginter

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden is continuing its fight against hunger by dedicating an entire garden to growing vegetables this year for FeedMore serving the Central Virginia Foodbank and Meals on Wheels of Central Virginia.

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10/30/15
Denver Botanic Gardens Food Programs and Initiatives

Urban Botanical University, Soul 2 Soil, Chatfield Community Supporting Agriculture (CSA)Community Supporting Agriculture (CSA) and the Community Garden at Congress Park, Education Programs, and Food Gardens.

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10/30/15

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