Trees And Pollinators

Trees are critically important in the food cycles of many insects, birds and mammals, including humans. The majority of our food crops depend on  pollinators for fertilization. And the numbers of pollinators are in serious decline. Pollinators include Butterflies and Moths (lepidoptera family) as well as Bees, Wasps,Beetles and Flies. Please remember that dead wood…

The Value Of Urban Trees

The Value of Urban Trees Over a 50-year lifespan, the average tree will provide: $31,250 worth of oxygen $62,000 worth of air-pollution control $37,500 worth of water recycling and humidity control $31,250 worth of soil-erosion control $31,250  habitat and pollinator support $2500  worth of protein This works out to almost $200,000, equivalent to $4000 per…