Urban forest canopy (canopy) is the connected network of tree canopy and greenspace within and around a community. This canopy provides the environment and society with great benefits, that when incorporated into our urban infrastructure can result in happier, healthier and more sustainable communities.
Did you know these facts about the Treasure Valley's urban forest canopy?
- The nine Treasure Valley communities range between 20% and 5% tree canopy, with an average of 10% tree canopy. To see what your city's tree canopy looks like, Map The Canopy!
- Boise's Harrison Boulevard neighborhood has the greatest tree canopy at 41%
- Cumulative annual ecosystem services produced: