Benefits of Dillon's Trees
The benefits of Dillon's public trees are numerous. The Dillon Tree Board utilizes the USDA i-Trees Program to inventory and calculate the benefits and values of the public trees in the Dillon Community. The values are calculated from energy savings, storm-water run-off, air quality, CO2 reduction, and aesthetic value.
Some of the many benefits trees provide: • Reduce Stormwater Runoff • Protect Water Quality • Reduce Air Pollution • Energy Demands • Lower Summer Air Temperature • Improve Human Health and Well-being
• Increase Workplace Productivity • Provide Wildlife Habitat • Enhance Property Values • Improve Concentration and Academic Achievement • Provide Beauty and Natural Aesthetics • Reduce Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide
The average annual benefits in dollars per tree is around $90 dollars.
A Total Benefit for all of Dillon's Public Trees is $185,250 Annually.
This is a significant figure for a small town.