Trees Reduce Noise Pollution and Create Wildlife and Plant Diversity
Trees absorb and block noise from the urban environment.
Trees create wildlife and plant diversity
Trees and associated plants create local ecosystems that provide habitat and food for birds and animals. They offer suitable mini-climates for other plants that could otherwise be absent from urban areas. Biodiversity is an important part of urban forestry.
Trees increase property value
We all know that property that is well landscaped with trees and other plants is more desirable than property sitting on a barren landscape. Studies have shown that:
- Healthy trees can add up to 15 percent to residential property value.
- Office and industrial space in a wooded setting is in more demand and is more valuable to sell or rent.
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