The Benefits of Trees


The most common benefit associated with trees is shade, which, on a hot summer day in Georgia, can make a huge difference in keeping us cool.   Trees reduce energy consumption, contributing to both lower  heating and cooling costs.  Do you know the other benefits of trees?


  • Trees have also been found to add up to 15% to residential property values.
  • Trees contribute to economic stability by enhancing business and tourism.
  • Trees improve the mental and physical health and well-being of people.
  • Trees contribute to a sense of community pride and ownership.
  • Trees provide privacy and a sense of solitude and security.
  • Trees clean water, conserve water, and reduce soil erosion.
  • Trees clean the air and reduce air pollution.
  • Trees create wildlife and plant diversity.
  • Curious as to a monetary value your trees provide?   Use the National Tree Benefits Calculator.