Study Spotlights Financial Benefits Of Foliage

A study released by Casey Trees Endowment Fund calculates the economic value of foliage

The Urban Forest Effects Model created by the U.S. Forest Service was used to calculate the "tree canopy covering 28.6 percent of the District saves $2.6 million annually in utility costs in buildings and that it removes 540 tons of air pollution particles each year".

Thanks to Haley Gilbert

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