Project Planning and Management

Aug. 5, 2020

Documents and resources to help plan and manage an i-Tree Eco project such as examples of notification letters, plot maps, equipment lists and project time lines. Most planning resources were developed and provided as a courtesy by past Eco project managers to help future project managers.

Project Creation Guides

  • Idaho Treasure Valley Dot Grid Reference Sheet - This document provided courtesy of David Stephenson, Idaho Department of Lands Community Forestry Program, provides instructions for using an English dot grid for aiding in determining land use cover percentages. Refer to the Idaho Eco Mangement Guide above for more details.
  • City of Milwaukee - Eco Plot Map - This is an example of Eco plot maps utilized by the City of Milwaukee.

Project Management

  • Idaho Treasure Valley i-Tree Eco Project Management Report - This document developed by David Stephenson, Idaho Department of Lands Community Forestry Program, provides suggestions, methods, tips and tools to help future Eco project managers.
  • Eco Project Cost Estimation - This document, developed by Eric Kuehler from Urban Forestry South, offers a cost estimate for an Eco project. Note - Numerous factors can affect project cost and this is provided only as a general guideline.
  • Eco Project Time Estimation - This document, developed by Eric Kuehler from Urban Forestry South, provides time estimations for planning and conducting an Eco project.
  • Eco Project Time Line - This document, developed by Eric Kuehler from Urban Forestry South, is an example of a Eco project time line for a county assessment.
  • Eco Project Equipment List - This is an example of equipment options for a typical i-Tree Eco project.
  • Eco Report Explanation Brief - This document, developed by Eric Kuehler, USFS Urban Forestry South, and Francisco Escobedo, University of Florida, provides a brief explanation of and uses for the i-Tree Eco reports.
  • City of Milwaukee - Notification Letter - This is an example on a access notification letter sent to residents provided courtesy of the City of Milwaukee.
  • City of Milwaukee - Access Response Card - This is an example on a Eco plot access response card sent to residents provided courtesy of the City of Milwaukee.

Data Collection Guides

Species List