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American Forests: The nation's oldest nonprofit citizen conservation organization, American Forest plants millions of trees each year through our Global ReLeaf program and advocates the benefits of both rural and urban trees, good science, and sound policy.

Center of Excellence for Sustainable Development: As your community's environment, economy and quality of life grow stronger, so does your future. That's because truly sustainable development produces enduring benefits, not just today, but for our children and their children as well. But sustainable development projects offer real benefits in the short term, too.

Tree Link: This site was created to provide information, research, and networking for people working in urban and community forestry. For the researcher, the arborist, the community group leader, the volunteer-our purpose is to inform, educate, and inspire.

Tree Utah : To improve Utah's quality of life for present and future generations by enhancing the environment through planting, stewardship and education.

The National Urban and Community Forestry Council: An organization that supports education, projects, and groups related to urban and community forestry. They seek to establish sustainable urban forest for all communities.

Sacramento's Cool Community Project: Sacramento's Cool Community Project will improve the liveability of the greater Sacramento area by reducing summer temperatures through increasing shade trees and reflective surfaces that save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, urban ozone, exposure to ultraviolet radiation and storm water runoff.

Western Center for Urban Forest Research and Education: Advances the science of urban forest ecology through interdisciplinary study of the interactions between urban-related land uses and the structure and function of forest and woodland ecosystems.

SMUD home page Sacramento Municipal Utility District's vision is to bring the benefits of competition to our community and remain our community's preferred supplier of electricity and energy services. SMUD meets the electricity and energy services needs of our customer owners safely, dependably, economically and in an environmentally responsible manner.

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Last Updated: August 5, 1999