What’s the value of a tree? Easy question right? Just go to your local nursery, or Home Depot, and they’ve got it priced out for you. But what about the additional values conferred by trees? Clean air, shade, cool islands, clean water…the list goes on.
Quantifying and valuating the ecosystem services that trees provide is difficult, but important. Tune in to Building A Greener Idaho at 3 on Radio Boise 89.9/93.5 FM for a special conversation with Lance Davisson, Coordinator of the Treasure Valley Canopy Network, and network partner, Tim Maguire of Ecosystem Sciences for a discussion on the value of trees and Ecosystem Services