Trees produce oxygen, intercept airborne particulates, and reduce smog, enhancing a community’s respiratory health. The urban canopy directly contributes to meeting a city’s regulatory clean air requirements.
- Heat-Stroke Protection
- Cleaner Air
- Better Breathing
- Sounder Sleep
- Disease Prevention
Urban forests promote beneficial water quality and reduce storm water management costs. Trees sequester carbon (CO2), reducing the overall concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.
- Natural Air Conditioning
- Water Filtration and Retention
- Wildlife Habitat
- Beautiful Tapestry of Colors
- Can Help Screen Unattractive Views