Trees planted today will offer social, environmental, and economic benefits for years to come. Trees can screen unattractive views, soften the sometimes harsh outline of masonry, metal, asphalt, steel, and glass.
Energy conservation: A tree is a natural air conditioner. Trees Help Reduce Stress and Improve Overall Well-being Studies have found that nature viewing after stressful situations results in reduced physiological stress response and more positive emotional responses.
Trees increase property values The beauty of a well-planted property and its surrounding street and neighborhood can raise property values by as much as 15 percent.
Here are some reasons why trees are beneficial to society, and why we should continue to plant and care for them for generations to come. Water filtration and retention: Urban forests promote beneficial water quality and reduce storm water management costs.
Trees save water Shade from trees slows water evaporation from thirsty lawns. Trees provide a canopy and habitat for wildlife Sycamore and oak are among the many urban species that provide excellent urban homes for birds, bees, possums and squirrels. In addition, trees are a core element in therapeutic gardens, which are specially designed to improve the mental well-being of the elderly and people with dementia.