Maddie, Tyler and their favorite European hornbeam near Christ the King School, April 2015 (K. Leonard)

Name(s)

> Maddie and Tyler

Tree species 

> Hornbeam, Carpinus betulus

Location

 > Christ the King School

Narrative

I am a hornbeam tree. I was recently planted on the school property. I experience a lot of car exhaust in a day. During car-line, cars are lined up next to me waiting for students to be dismissed. I help clean the air by trapping the car exhaust. Even though I'm small, I can help.

Rainwater interception (gallons)

= 26

Energy conservation (kWh)

= 1

CO2 reduction (pounds)

= 5

Overall annual benefits ($)

= 7

 

Photography

  1. Maddie, Tyler and their favorite European hornbeam near Christ the King School, April 2015 (K. Leonard)