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This report focuses on an area that has received a lot of attention recently, the links between trees and public health. Recent science has shown that the link is robust and economically significant. The central question of this report asks: If trees are so important for health, how can cities use innovative finance and policy tools to enable tree planting for public health?

Rob McDonald, Lida Aljabar, Craig Aubuchon, Howard G. Birnbaum, Chris Chandler, Bill Toomey, Jad Daley, Warren Jimenez, Erich Trieschman, Joel Paque, Matt Zeiper

Funding Trees for Health: An Analysis of Finance and Policy Actions to Enable Tree Planting for Public Health, 2019

The Nature Conservancy, Trust for Public Land, Analysis Group

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