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Posted on: December 3, 2013

[ARCHIVED] Trees Gobble Up Greenhouse Gases

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The amount of carbon a tree can sequester varies not only by species but also by region, since different trees grow best in different climates. The Center for Urban Forest Research is in the process of developing regional lists of best trees for fighting climate change, but the current list, which is appropriate for much of the Rocky Mountain region, “is the only one done so far,” says Director Greg McPherson.

Until recommendations for best carbon-trapping trees are available for every region of the country, the following guidelines can help you select trees that will maximize the climate benefits on your property.

For information click the link for DeSoto Greenways & Parks' Blog.

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