Tree Line USA Program Benefits for Communities

  • Healthier and more abundant community forests
  • Reduced tree mortality resulting from proper pruning and trenching/ tunneling practices
  • Increased reliability of service because properly pruned and maintained trees result in fewer downed lines during storms
  • Reduced energy costs to consumers through strategically planted trees for energy conservation and a broader urban forest canopy
  • Reduced heat island effect as a result of more shaded pavement