Benefits of Trees

  • Trees clean our air
  • Trees provide oxygen
  • Trees shade our neighborhoods
  • Trees reduce noise
  • Trees reduce flooding and soil erosion
  • Trees provide important habitat for wildlife
  • Trees help lower energy costs
  • Trees increase property values
  • Trees increase business in shopping districts
  • Trees help us to stay healthy and feel good
  • Trees beautify our surroundings
  • Trees reduce violence
  • Trees mark the seasons and provide us with a sense of place                                                                                                                  

The benefits of trees are well documented. To learn more about trees and how they benefit us and our communities, click on the following links:


This information was compiled for you by the Hamden Tree Commission.

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