Louisville Magazine

AUG 2013

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How do I plant a tree on my property? "Sure Don't" "Yes. Yes I do" Want a tree? Y/N You'd Rather Fry? Where? On the Street On My Property Questions you should ask. See a Professional Where should I plant? What type of tree should I get? How big will the tree get? Get a Permit FACTORS THAT CAUSE TREE DEATH Will it produce fruit or berries? When should I plant? Maintenance & Care? WEATHER PESTS REMOVAL NEGLIGENCE Trees increase property value Looking Forward Property Value Trees TECHNOLOGY FINANCIAL ECOLOGICAL The Urban Design Studio is working with tech company Forest Giant to create an app that will help us keep track of trees. The city squeezed in more tree funds for this year's budget, making room for an urban forester, a a tree study, and more plantings. The sustainability plan calls for 10,000 trees to be planted by 2018. 50 LOUISVILLE MAGAZINE 8.13 Wealth Areas with trees can increase property values as much as 20 percent, but they also require maintenance that those with disposable income can afford. SOURCES "Walkable City" by Jeff Speck Georgia Tech's Urban Climate Lab National Resources Defense Council issue brief, May 2012

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