Las Vegas Urban Tree Canopy Analysis Study
The Las Vegas Urban Tree Canopy Study, is a project funded by the USFS as a competitive grant that was awarded to the Nevada Division of Forestry. A heat island data set is being developed for the Las Vegas Valley and a tree inventoryis in progress of public trees in Clark County. The city of Henderson was awarded a grant to do some more indepth analysis and determine possible planting areas. Below are the summary reports for the Las Vegas Urban Canopy Analysis Study based on landcover and a generalized zoning layer. The analysis includes the project area (see map), and then is broken into the following entities: the city of Las Vegas, the city of Henderson, the city of North Las Vegas and the unincorporated areas of Clark County that fall within the project area
GIS Data for Las Vegas Valley Urban Canopy-Landcover (94 MB zipped) and Generalized Zoning (65MB zipped). Both are in ArcGIS geodatabase format and available from the Nevada Division of Forestry.