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Enjoy the latest edition of the i-Tree News
March 10, 2016 
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i‑Tree News
Tools for Assessing and Managing Community Forests
 
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In this issue:

Introducing i-Tree Landscape

i-Tree Landscape priority tree planting areas

We are excited to introduce i-Tree Landscape, which is a new web-based geospatial exploration tool that uses local data, U.S Census data, tree and impervious cover maps to provide first order urban forest ecosystem services estimates including the following: 
  • Carbon storage & annual sequestration
  • Air pollution removal
  • Hydrologic effects
Landscape can also assist with advocacy efforts, tree preservation planning and prioritizing tree planting based on community needs.   
 
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i-Tree Lessons Pilot Program

i-Tree Lessons pilot program

The new iTreeLessons.com Pilot Program is a project that incorporates i-Tree Canopy and i-Tree Design into middle school science classroom lessons.  Although there are a number of resources that exist which use i-Tree as an educational tool for children, these lessons are intended for in classroom instruction that fulfill required teaching standards.

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i-Tree Eco v6 Update - coming soon!

i-Tree Eco species distribution report

Eco version 6 development work and testing is progressing well with release planned in the upcoming weeks. Our team is working with beta testers who are providing feedback to refine the completely redesigned field-based urban forest assessment model before wider distribution. Eco v6 will offer an integrated forest structure and benefit forecasting model along with many other helpful updates and new features. 

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i-Tree Online Instructional Workshop Series
 

Please join us for a monthly web-based instructional series that will introduce you to the latest urban forest assessment tools and updates available in the i-Tree software suite. The free series is offered by the Urban Natural Resources Institute (UNRI) and will be led by members of the i-Tree Team and other instructors. The sessions will feature demonstrations, presentations and discussion designed to help participants become familiar with the i-Tree tools and provide a foundation for further learning. 

Pre-registration is required for upcoming sessions including the following:
  • March 16, 2016  -  Looking at i-Tree Hydro
  •   April  20, 2016  - Taking stock of street trees: i-Tree Streets
  •    May 18, 2016  -  Using i-Tree Species
Visit the UNRI website for registration details > 

London's i-Tree Report
Valuing London's Urban Forest


The results of London's i-Tree Eco project are now available in a comprehensive report which details the significant benefits that trees provide one of the great cities of the world. The study highlights the essential role that green infrastructure plays in providing ecosystem services and making London a vibrant place to live, visit and work.

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