Reduce Energy Costs
Trees Planted in the right places around your home can reduce air conditioning needs by 30 percent.
Reduce Urban Heat
The net cooling effect of a young healthy tree is equivalent to 10 room-sized air conditioners operating 20 hours a day.
Clean the Air
One acre of forest produces enough oxygen over a year for 18 people.
A healthy, mature tree can add up to $10,000 to your home's value.
Habitats for Wildlife
Trees provide shelter, food and places for wildlife to raise their young.
Reduce Driving Speed
A study in downtown Toronto showed that crashes declined 5-20 percent on streets with trees or planters along them.