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Urban Greenspace and Tree Preservation

Trees enhance and beautify suburban, urban and rural environments alike; in fact, those who cut them down are considered by preservationists as sinful heathens.

Recent studies have identified significant disparities in human exposure to greenspace globally21. While urban greening trends are increasing globally, some humans remain under-exposed.

Identifying Trees

Identification of tree species is vitally important in many circumstances. Whether you’re an amateur naturalist exploring your local environment, a developer planning a development that incorporates existing trees into their plans, or simply an interested citizen; learning how to recognize trees correctly is of vital importance. If you need help with this you can contact a professional tree service like Tallahassee Tree Service (

Existing trees can bring many advantages to developments, from visual appeal and increased property values to improving water, soil and air quality and mitigating temperatures during hot periods. By including tree preservation provisions in zoning ordinances or contracts between developers and home builders, their value can also increase significantly.

An accurate inventory of existing trees is critical in creating development plans that preserve a high percentage of desirable tree species. A qualified arborist evaluates suitability for preservation by considering factors like species, condition, size, location and more. Construction impacts can be reduced using grading and site plans that clearly depict all worthy trees as well as by avoiding activities that might harm them – trenches for utilities, excavations or moving heavy equipment could all damage …