Dec 15, 2011

Urban Forests



Poor air quality leads to health problems according to the American Society of Landscape Architects. The video explains how urban forests provide environmental benefits.



"Urban forests reduce energy use by providing shade in the summer and wind breaks in the winter, reduce stormwater runoff, remediate soils, and provide animal and plant habitat."



http://dirt.asla.org/2011/10/05/urban-forests-cleaner-cooler-air/


Source: American Society of Lanscape Architects, December 15, 2011