By the numbers http://wfae.org en By The Numbers: Charlotte's Trees http://wfae.org/post/numbers-charlottes-trees <div><p></p><p></p></div><ul><li><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>49</strong>: Percent of tree canopy lost <a href="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wfae/files/201302/Charlotte%20Mecklenburg%20UEA_lowres%20final.pdf" style="font-weight: normal;" target="_blank">between 1995 and 2008</a></span></li><li><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>One</strong>: Public tree for every seven residents </span></li><li><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>$11.83</strong></span>: Amount spent per person on its street trees</li><li><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>215</strong>: Tree species in the city's inventory.&nbsp;P</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">redominant tree species are willow oak and&nbsp;</span>crapemyrtle</li><li><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">$166</span></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">: Total benefits of an average street tree</span></span></li><li><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>28: </strong>Million cubic feet of&nbsp;</span>stormwater<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;intercepted annually&nbsp;</span></li><li><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>$2.1:</strong>&nbsp;Million dollars in&nbsp;</span>stormwater<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;management savings</span> Tue, 05 Feb 2013 15:06:10 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 20800 at http://wfae.org By The Numbers: Charlotte's Trees