There is much to know about taking care of trees and ensuring they are properly planted for the community to enjoy.

Image of a blooming tree in a County park

Tree benefits

Trees provide many benefits to our community, including:

  • Supplying the oxygen in the air we need to breathe
  • Keeping our air supply fresh by absorbing carbon dioxide
  • Lowering air temperature by evaporating water in their leaves
  • Providing shade and shelter, reducing yearly heating and cooling costs by 2.1 billion dollars
  • Stabilizing the soil and preventing erosion
  • Providing food and shelter for wildlife

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Last updated: Tuesday, July 05, 2022
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