Greening of Detroit initiative enters 25 years of service

Greening of Detroit kicks off tree planting season, with more than 4,000 trees coming to Detroit neighborhoods this spring.
 
Spring tree planting kickoff of multiple planting events throughout the city of Detroit to beautify neighborhoods, increase tree canopy, and mitigate flooding and storm-water runoff in targeted communities. 

Green infrastructure is a healthy, economic alternative method to storm water management. They also do a great job of cleaning up the air! 

For example:
*The 4,000 trees planted by The Greening this spring will annually remove:
*304,000 gallons of stormwater from the CSO system
*76,000 lbs of CO2 from the atmosphere

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