Special thanks to Santa Clara County for a new grant, "Drought Ravaged Trees Grant Program". Our City Forest is currently developing more resources and will be sharing them for public access on this site.

Our goal is to promote education & awareness of urban forestry's best practices to ensure a healthy community for the whole county!

1 MATURE TREE

produces enough oxygen for 2 ADULTS

1 Shade Tree can remove
10LBS of

AIR POLLUTIONper year

Trees RAISE PROPERTY
value 3-15%, averaging $100,000 in Silicon Valley.

Tree-lined streets

REDUCE SPEEDING

and CRIME

Trees RETAIN GROUND WATER and lower city temperatures.

The right tree in the right place gives 40+ years of BEAUTY and stress RELIEF


PLANT TREES FOR YOUR HEALTH


Resource LINKS

California ReLeaf - Benefits of Trees Infographic and More!

http://californiareleaf.org/whytrees/

 

CalFire - Urban Forestry at a Glance (pdf)

http://calfire.ca.gov/communications/downloads/fact_sheets/UrbanForesty_factsheet_print2011.pdf

 

Calculate the savings of your tree:

http://design.itreetools.org/

 

Northern Coast Tree Guide: Benefits, Costs, and Strategic Planning (pdf)

https://www.itreetools.org/streets/resources/Streets_CTG/PSW_GTR228_Northern_California_Coast_CTG.pdf

 

US Forest Service - Urban Forest Information

https://www.fs.fed.us/managing-land/urban-forests