Stop 3 - The Value of Trees

Find the tree with the largest tree trunk

in the Lower Grove. 

(It's close to the creek and north of the path and river.)

Trees provide so many services for us. Along with other plants, trees produce oxygen, a variety of food items, and building materials. But a tree's value goes way beyond these more recognizable benefits. 

Stand next to this old Bur Oak tree, join hands and look up!

This tree:

  • Provides $337 of benefits, like cooling, each year!
  • Takes up 1,290 lbs of carbon dioxide each year!
  • Intercepts 7,239 gallons of storm water runoff  each year!

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