Conservation Trees

Trees make a World of Difference

A family planting trees.

This free booklet is packed with information on how you benefit from trees. Full color diagrams and up-to-date information, including:

How to Save Energy with Trees

Carefully placed trees can provide cooling summer shade, protect your home from chilling winter winds, and maximize energy gains from winter sunlight cutting annual home energy use by as much as 15 to 35 percent.

How to Attract Songbirds and Wildlife

The presence of wildlife can make a backyard or woodlot a special place for your family.; As urban and suburban development displaces many birds and animals, it becomes increasingly important to provide mini-sanctuaries. Page 10 tells you how to provide space, cover, water, and food.

How to Plant the Right Tree in the Right Place

The key to the benefits trees provide is to select the right tree and plant it in the right place. Full color diagrams on page 12 tell you how.

How to Save Trees During Construction

Increasingly, builders are seeking to retain mature trees as part of the landscaping around new homes and buildings. Page 14 tells you how to design to save trees.