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$12 billion! A new study reveals that urban tree cover saves the United States up to $12 billion annually. Read more by clicking on the green icon at the right.

The Arbor Day Foundation is committed to addressing many of our critical problems through trees. Trees are an important part of the solution to many critical issues facing the planet and humankind.

Scientists from the USDA Forest Service conducted an aerial study of all fifty states and the District of Columbia and found that tree canopy is declining at a rate of about 36 million trees per year.

Learn about interesting projects like Georgia Power's vegetation donation for zoo animals at our May 22 program at Zoo Atlanta.

Read about the book by Peter Wohlleben called "The Secret Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate - Discoveries from a Secret World."

The papers of Mary Helen Ray, a charter member of the Georgia Urban Forest Council and the Savannah Tree Foundation and a pioneer in the urban forestry movement in Georgia, have been donated to the Georgia Historical Society in Savannah. These papers include clippings, correspondences, books and other materials of Mary Helen Ray from 1963 to 2000. Read more about Mary Helen Ray and her papers now in the Georgia Historical Society's collection here.