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Benefits of Trees and Urban Forests: A Research List

This extensive list of the benefits of trees, grouped by category, was compiled by The Alliance for Community Trees.  The information is backed by a wide range of research publications.

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Residential Greenness and Birth Outcomes

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i-Tree includes a full suite of highly-technical forestry benefits calculators and siting tools best suited for those with professional knowledge of stormwater management and GIS.

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