Regreen Springfield has just completed an important study that examined environmental equity in Springfield titled “Examining Springfield’s Environmental Equity Using Key Environmental and Demographic Indicators” The report presents a comprehensive analysis of Springfield neighborhoods, employing the U.S. Forest Service i-Tree analysis software tool and the EPA EJScreen environmental mapping tool to evaluate environmental equity within the city.
The report focuses on assessing the environmental and demographic indicators to identify disparities across Springfield neighborhoods. By leveraging the i-Tree analysis software and EJScreen tool, ReGreen Springfield aims to provide valuable insights into the current state of urban forestry and environmental justice within the community.
This first of its kind report was completed with funding from the Conservation Law Foundation, as part of its Urban Forestry Initiative in Massachusetts. A copy of the report is available online at https://joom.ag/W8qd.