Site Planning Tools benefits:

Please use this tool to learn how to maximize the benefits trees provide when properly placed on the landscape.

  • Stormwater
    Urban trees can help reduce stormwater runoff by intercepting and holding rain on leaves, branches and bark.
  • Property Values
    Urban trees can add value to your property.
  • Energy
    Urban trees can modify the micro climate around your home and conserve energy use.
  • Air Quality
    Urban trees can absorb pollutants like ozone, nitrogen dioxide, and sulfur dioxide.
  • Carbon dioxide
    Urban trees can sequester (“lock up”) carbon dioxide in their roots, trunks, and leaves while they grow.