Our urban forest by the numbers.

Tree Count

1.6 million trees. 95% private. 5% public.

95% 5%

Return on Investment

Trees return $3.60 for every dollar the city spends by:

  • Intercepting stormwater
  • Conserving energy
  • Removing air pollutants
  • Reducing and storing CO2

Tree Canopy

34.6% current canopy. 40% our canopy goal. 999 trees planted in 2012. 9,875 more needed to reach our goal

Public Trees

61,000 planted along streets. 15,000-20,000 in parks

Structural Value

$71 million (street trees). $926 million (entire urban forest)