WHY GET A TREE?
•Trees increase the value of a home up to 21% more than the same house without trees
• Trees can keep a home up to 20° cooler in the summer
• Trees improve air quality
•“Green Streets” have lower crime rates
• Trees provide privacy and help muffle noise
WHAT WILL I GET?
Your choice of a City-approved tree for your planting strip for $40 or yard for $70 per tree! All participants are asked to help plant trees on planting day, or volunteer in some other capacity. You will get a tree between 1.25 and 2 inches in diameter [6-14 feet tall!].
Visit http://www.friendsoftrees.org to create an account online and search the neighborhood tree database for more information!
Deadline to create an online account: December 22, 2009
Questions: contact Jordan at (503) 522-1561, firstname.lastname@example.org