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picture of trees - Arbor Day is TomorrowInteresting facts –

Everyone likes trees….and we all know we need trees.  But did you know the following?

  • One acre of forest absorbs six tons of carbon dioxide and puts out four tons of oxygen. This is enough to meet the annual needs of 18 people. U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • There are between 60 and 200 million spaces along our city streets where trees could be planted. This translates to the potential to absorb 33 million more tons of CO2 every year, and save $4 billion in energy costs. National Wildlife Federation
  • Trees properly placed around buildings can reduce air conditioning needs by 30 percent and can save between 20 and 50 percent in energy used for heating.  USDA Forest Service
  • Healthy, mature trees add an average of 10 percent to a property’s value.  USDA Forest Service

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Happy almost Arbor Day!

 

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