Tempe Pilot

 Tempe, AZ 85280
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150 TREES / 500 CREDITS
Environmental Justice The project supports environmental justice. Heat Island The project is designed to address urban heat island effects. Volunteer Support Volunteer opportunities are available for this project. Pilot Project This is one of the first community projects piloted in early 2017.
Overview

The City of Tempe, AZ and Arizona State University have partnered to simultaneously offset ASU's carbon emissions and beautify the City of Tempe. This project is one of the first community tree planting projects in the state of Arizona. The project also marks one of the first offset projects utilizing the Duke Carbon Offset Initiative through Urban Offsets and peer verification methods.

Project Owner

Tempe, also known as Hayden's Ferry during the territorial times of Arizona, is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona. The Census Bureau reported a 2010 population of 161,719.

Location

Planting Site

More about this project...

This project serves as a proof of concept for the Duke Carbon Offset Initiative's Urban Forestry Carbon Offset Protocol and is one of the first community-based carbon projects in the country.

PROJECT TIMELINE
  • February 2017
    Project created

    The City of Tempe created the Tempe Pilot project.

  • March 2017
    Planting location found

    The City of Tempe identified planting sites.

  • Spring 2017
    Site prepared for planting

    Sites will be determined and prepared.

  • April 29, 2017
    Planting event

    Trees are being ordered from the nurseries. Planting sites are yet to be determined. Volunteers welcome!

  • 1st inventory completed

    Trees will be inventoried 30 days after planting date.

  • Project registered

    Carbon credits will then be ready to accept supporters .

  • New Supporter

    Arizona State University will be supporting this project.

  • New Supporter

    Duke University will be supporting this project.

  • New Supporter

    Tuft & Needle will be supporting this project.

  • 2nd inventory completed

    The second inventory date is 12 months after the planting date.

  • 1st peer verification started

    Peer Validation will occur 12 months after the planting date

  • Submitted and Finalized

    The review will then be submitted.

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