Gaston County town spending $2,400 to count trees trees, city, miller - Local News - Gaston Gazette: "Gaston County town spending $2,400 to count trees
May 7, 2009 - 8:41 AM
The inventory is being funded by a grant through the N.C. Division of Forest Resources. The city will pay $2,400, half the $4,800 cost of the process.
The goal for city trees is to grow, provide canopies and filter water and air pollutants, said Miller. Ideally, a large tree canopy would shade the street and provide more energy efficiency for homes, he said, possibly taking on the appearance of the Queens Road West area in Charlotte."