Fast Fact Library
The Landscape Performance Series Fast Fact Library is a searchable collection of landscape benefits derived from published research. Each includes a citation and links to the full article when available.
This resource is intended to showcase landscape’s multiple and sometimes surprising environmental, economic and social benefits and to help you make the case for sustainable landscape solutions in your community, with your clients, or on Capitol Hill.
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A survey of builders in Athens, Georgia indicates that removing more than the minimum number of trees necessary to build a house on a residential lot costs 3 to 8 times more than removing few or no trees.
Anderson, Linda M., Seila, Andrew F., (1982). Estimating costs of tree preservation on residential lots. Journal of Arboriculture, 8(7), 182-185.
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