HOA | Healthy Trees, Healthy Lives

To decrease heat-related mortality, aim for a minimum of 33% neighborhood tree canopy cover

Chen, D; et al Journal of Environmental Pollution, Vol. 192, 2014

To reduce stress and improve overall health, repurpose vacant lots to neighborhood treescapes

South et al American Journal of Public Health, 105(5), May 2015, pp. 909-913

To increase cardiovascular health, increase the amount of neighborhood forests

EPA EPA Science Matters Newsletter, February 26, 2018

To reduce stress and increase overall cardiovascular health, increase abundance of neighborhood trees

Yeager, R. et al Journal of the American Heart Association, 7(24), Dec 2018