Street Trees

As communities look to beautify their streets with urban trees, NC State works to use those trees for stormwater runoff treatment and other ecosystem services. Curb-side tree boxes increase infiltration, remove pollutants, aid tree growth, and boost evapotranspiration.

Grantors: US Forest Service, University of Tennessee, DeepRoot International®, Clean Water Management Trust Fund

Project locations: Wilmington, NC; Fayetteville, NC; Goldsboro, NC; Durham, NC