Why do we need trees?

Why do we need trees?

Trees give off oxygen that we need to breathe. Everyone can agree that this is pretty important! There are lesser known amazing things that trees do such as reduce the amount of storm water run-off, which reduces erosion and pollution in our waterways and may reduce the effects of flooding. Many species of wildlife depend on trees for habitat.

Did you know? Trees provide...

  • Provide oxygen
  • Remove carbon from the atmosphere therefore reducing the effects of global warming
  • Food, protection and homes for birds & mammals
  • Preserve soil

Trees contribute to their environment by providing oxygen, improving air quality, climate amelioration, conserving water, preserving soil, and supporting wildlife. During the process of photosynthesis, trees take in carbon dioxide and produce the oxygen we breathe <find the best tree for you>

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