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Green Infrastructure

Stormwater Trees

This technical memorandum published by EPA Region 5 addresses planting and maintaining trees adjacent to roadways or sidewalks in urban areas where buildings and impervious surfaces create harsh environments.

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  • Stormwater Trees (PDF)(21 pp, 10 MB, September 2016)
    Trees in the urban environment provide many benefits and tree programs face challenges that can affect their success. This document recommends ways to plan for and maintain urban trees .