We love trees. Trees in your yard can help a great deal with slowing down stormwater.

Here is a nifty calculator to estimate the gallons of stormwater runoff a tree in your yard would intercept over a year. This is important for not only helping prevent polluted water from making it to the local streams and rivers but trees also save you money.

National Tree Benefit Calculator

We also had a webinar during the summer on The Importance of Trees.

You can listen/watch it

Trees and native plants benefit a community. Their above-ground features - food, shelter, landing places, etc. are important for wildlife and the part we don't see - the roots - are important for holding soil together and soaking up moisture.

Plant a tree today.

Here is a link to Emerald Ash Borer information from the City of Superior Parks & Rec Dept.

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