Our urban forest by the numbers.

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 cover for GR

40%
canopy cover goal (adopted by city)

9,775
approximate acres of land covered by trees in 2015

$2.64 M
annual ecosystem service benefits from trees

7,032
acres possible planting area

1,640
acres of land covered by trees needed to reach 40% canopy cover goal