Content tagged "urban forest costs"

Urban Forestry Video Series New Release!

Trees provide more than just beauty or a source of wood products. Rather, trees provide an assortment of economic, environmental, psychological and social...

How can I minimize the energy cost of my tree planting and maintenance?

Trees for Energy Conservation Updated: April 27, 2016

“Energy cost” refers to the amount of energy consumed to do something. One example might be the cost of fuel it takes to transport your planting stock from...

What costs are associated with maintaining trees over their lifetime?

Trees for Energy Conservation Updated: April 27, 2016

Trees should be properly maintained by carrying out basic maintenance activities, such as mulching, watering, soil testing, fertilizing, and...

Are there subsidies or other programs that can be used to plant trees for energy conservation?

Trees for Energy Conservation Updated: April 27, 2016

Municipalities, power companies, non-profits, and state and federal agencies may offer subsidies for tree planting in specific situations. Contact your state...

Are there subsidies or other programs that can be used to plant trees for energy conservation?

Trees for Energy Conservation Updated: April 27, 2016

 Some communities, businesses or state agencies may offer subsidies for tree planting in specific situations. Contact your local office of the State Forestry...

Will my electric or gas utility company provide me with trees for my property?

Trees for Energy Conservation Updated: April 27, 2016

Your local gas or electric company may provide you with trees you can plant on your property. This is done to encourage the right kind of trees being planted...

Urban Forests: Understanding Associated Costs

A community receives many benefits from the urban forest; however, there are also costs associated with having a healthy urban forest. Estimates for tree...

Community Involvement with Urban Forestry

Trees for Energy Conservation Updated: March 24, 2016

 In warmer regions, many people are willing to pay higher prices for homes that contain trees in their yards. They recognize that trees offer numerous...

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