Why We Love Trees

  • Trees give us food, lumber, and paper products
  • Trees provide shelter and food for wildlife
  • Trees absorb carbon dioxide, helping to control climate change
  • Trees give off oxygen, which is what we need to breathe
  • Trees clean the air by absorbing harmful pollution
  • Trees absorb water, reducing the risk of flooding
  • Trees prevent erosion and improve soil quality
  • Trees are beautiful and give us shady spots to rest
  • Trees conserve energy, shading buildings in the summer and protecting them from winter winds and cold. Three trees placed strategically around a house can cut air condition needs by up to 50 percent.
  • Trees help people get better and stay well, mentally and physically
  • Trees reduce noise pollution

Trees - Girl Hugging a Tree