Frequently we receive requests from nurseries and other people trying to quantify the value of trees in the landscape or to the environment. Those of us in the industry know how hugely important trees are for the environment and the local economy. But how do you quantify it - especially if you are talking to your local governmental authority that controls the budget for their urban forests or state legislatures trying to solve their budget crises?
So without boring you with my prose, just jump to the links below:
This is a nice tool which calculates the value of a tree. It is easy to use.
Additional sites with clear explanations of the benefits and value of trees:
Benefits of Trees: