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Plant a Tree – Help the Environment

The warming of the planet is a huge problem and is transforming the lives of each person. A major factor in the  warming is related to increases in carbon dioxide levels (CO2). We though it was a good tribute to each of our family to plant a tree for each family that uses our services – we do this through the National Forest Service. Trees do absorb CO2 and help in reducing greenhouses gasses. For more information see the information below.

We plant a tree for each family that uses our services – this is a great tribute to the loved one.

Number of Trees Planted

Lbs of CO2 Removed over lifetime

Enviromental  Issues

This is a very good site from NASA to learn about enviromental issues facing our planet. Please have a look

  • Carbon dioxide levels in the air are their highest in 650,000 years
  • 17 of the 18 warmest years on records have occurred since 2001
  • Satellite data show that he earth’s polar ice sheets are loosing mass
  • Global average sea level has risen nearly 7″ over the past 100 years
Graph of carbon dioxide in the air

Facts – American Forests Website

One mature tree absorbs carbon dioxide at a rate of 48 pounds per year.
Forests help improve water quality by extracting pollutants through tree roots.
Forests are the largest forms of carbon storage, or sinks, in the U.S.
A square kilometer of forest can house more than 1,000 species.
One large tree can capture and filter up to 36,500 gallons of water per year.
Drought and other conditions, are expected to increase areas of severe burns by 50-100 percent by 2050.
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