Learn how to plan for and plant trees across cities using the right data, partnerships and budgets. Features case studies from across the southern U.S. and compelling arguments for funding urban forests. This guide provides the arguments for analyzing tree canopy coverage locations, tree condition and strategies for a community-wide strategic … [Read More...] about Tree Planting Campaigns
Conservation mapping, planning and design from wildlands to downtowns.
Table Rock, South Carolina
We map natural assets to create green infrastructure plans and green prints.
Coastal Forest, Camden County, GA
GIC brings diverse stakeholder groups together to develop green infrastructure plans that meet community needs.
Tidal Stream, James City County, Virginia
Green infrastructure sustains a community’s social, economic, and environmental health.
Hot Springs, Arkansas
We are the leading nonprofit in the field of green infrastructure planning.
Cooper River, South Carolina
The result…better land use plans that work with critical ecological systems to support people and nature!
Econlockhatchee River, Orange County, Florida
What is Green Infrastructure?
Green infrastructure is the interconnected natural systems and ecological processes that provide clean water, air quality and wildlife habitat. Green infrastructure sustains a community’s social, economic, and environmental health.
What We Do…
Our team of conservation land planners and designers, geographers and foresters help states, counties, cities, towns, conservation groups and communities tackle critical natural resources decisions and create action plans for:
for wildlife and people.
for climate adaptation.
for healthy people and economies.
The Latest from GIC…
See the new priority habitat cores and corridors to support the state’s wildlife and outdoors. GIC built a statewide habitat model and maps all 10 planning regions. To stem the loss of South Carolina’s natural resources and to ensure that the landscape is resilient, the South Carolina Forest Commission and GIC launched a statewide strategic … [Read More...] about South Carolina’s Statewide Green Infrastructure Plan
See our three new guides on Tree Risk Assessment, Standing Contracts and Debris Management to meet FEMA requirements and ensure communities are ready for the next storm. A Community Forest Storm Mitigation Plan can be made part of the community’s existing emergency plan or can be a standalone plan. Such a plan should focus specifically on ways to … [Read More...] about Prepare and Recover the Urban Forests from Storms
Put GIC’s mapping, planning and design talents to work for your community. GIC has been hired by federal, state and local governments, conservation organizations, land trusts and civic groups. See examples of our work below. To learn more or request a quote for services, contact .
• Green Infrastructure Natural Landscape Plans
• Urban Forest Master Plans and Tree Canopy Mapping
• Resiliency/Sustainability Plans
• Conservation Development Plans
• Wildlife and Natural Corridors Plans