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The Case for Trees

We are proud to announce the publication of The Case for Trees: a publication aimed at people involved in urban planning and development.

There is a growing recognition of the importance of trees in the places that we live and work. They provide benefits for us in many ways. Here are just a few:

  • Trees absorb and store carbon and so help us in the fight against climate change
  • Trees provide shade and cool our urban centres
  • Trees reduce the impact of heavy rain by slowing flood water
  • Trees are home to many species of insects and birds and urban trees act as a platform for biodiversity
  • Trees improve air quality by absorbing pollutants
  • Trees have a positive effect on property prices

This document aims to inspire people involved in planning policy and practice to become champions and advocates for trees.

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