Did you know that trees, shrubs and turf remove smoke, dust and other pollutants from the air? One tree can remove 26 pounds of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere annually, equaling 11,000 miles of car emissions. One study showed that one acre of trees has the ability to remove 13 tons of particles and gasses annually.*
Did you also know that Tarrywile Park, the largest city park at 722 acres (not 549.06), comprises over 53% of Danbury’s open space according to the semi latest study at ParkServe.org. Did you also know that Tarrywile Park has over 64 different types of trees as noted in the 2001 BioBlitz hosted by UConn.