Resource Library

This searchable library contains a curation of research papers, guides, ordinances and other resources deemed most helpful in making the case for urban forestry or making it happen in your community.

Effects of Tree Shading

Several studies investigated the impact of urban forests on city micro-climate. Evapotranspiration, alone or in combination with shading, can help…

Heat Island Impacts

Excessive heat events are particularly dangerous and can result in above-average rates of mortality,  excessive heat exposure contributed to more…

Urban Air Quality Briefing

One of the most dramatic improvements achievable from area-wide comprehensive tree canopy conservation and planting is reducing the negative effects…