General goal: Increase the tree canopy coverage in the city of Boston, especially in under-canopied and under-resourced neighborhoods.
Goals for residential and multi-family residential properties:
1) Give away 1000 trees to residents to be planted in private yards.
2) Educate Boston residents on the proper tree planting and care practices for the health and longevity of trees in their private yard.
3) Implement follow-up engagement with residents who received trees to ensure the proper long-term care of yard trees.
Challenges and Opportunities
Project participants used the Adaptation Workbook to develop several adaptation actions for this project, including: