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A Tree Hug a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

Are you a tree hugger?  Research shows, we all should be in the name of health.

Would you believe trees can reduce surgery recovery time, reduce stress, boost your mood and help with symptoms of common child hood disorders?

Check out this article about trees and see how the benefits go beyond cleaning our air and shading our cities (which is pretty amazing stuff to begin with), but you’ll see, they can actually can make us and our families healthier and happier.

A group of volunteers plant trees along Crawfordsville road on the west side of Indianapolis.

A group of volunteers plant trees along Crawfordsville Road on the west side of Indianapolis.

Here at Keep Indianapolis Beautiful, we have a goal to plant 2,500 trees around Marion County this year. If you think your neighborhood could use the benefits that trees have to offer, check out our community forestry page and learn how to organize a tree planting in your community with our help!

The health of our city could depend on it!