1. What is the effectiveness of urban tree planting on reducing runoff, nutrient and sediment?
2. How does effectiveness vary by species, over time, with differences in planting sites (e.g., distance from impervious cover or other trees, soil conditions, geographic location) and with different maintenance strategies?
Center for Watershed Protection (2016). Review of the available literature and data on the runoff and pollutant removal capabilities of urban trees.View Resource