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Benefits of Urban Trees to Schools

Planting trees builds community and makes cities pleasant places to live.

  • Reduced ADHD symptoms in children – Children with ADHD have fewer symptoms and more attention after spending time among trees and natural settings
  • Less school aggression and violence – Children have reduced feelings of fear and violence when they are surrounded by green landscapes.
  • Reduced domestic conflict – Residents in buildings surrounded by trees and with green views use more constructive, less violent methods when dealing with children and partners.
  • Increased self-discipline in girls – Girls who live in homes with greener, more natural views have higher self-discipline including better concentration, inhibition of impulsive behavior, and delay of gratification.

TREES AND SCHOOLS RESOURCES

Landscaping and ADHD

Trees and Domestic Violence

Greenery Helps Girls Succeed

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