Trees of Life
Celebrate Earth Day (April 22) and Arbor Day (April 29) by putting down roots—literally. Three reasons to plant a tree today:
1. They fight global warming
Trees take carbon dioxide from the air and reduce the need for heating and air-conditioning (both sources of carbon monoxide).
2. They make your home more valuable
A yard with trees can increase home value by 15 percent or more.
3. The birds will love you
with birdsong? Who doesn’t want to be serenaded
Trees are a solution to many of the global issues we face today, improving air quality and water quality and helping mitigate climate change, deforestation, poverty and hunger. —Dan Lambe, president of the Arbor Day Foundation