Thursday, September 19, 2013

Importance of Forests

“Forests provide natural filtration and storage systems that supply an estimated 75 percent of usable water globally (nearly 2/3 of the water supply in the U.S.).  One study estimates the value of water regulation and supply at $2.3 trillion globally.”

Gene Dempsey, City Forester
Office of Sustainability
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