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Parks, PlanTs & Biodiversity  Metrics

Figure 1 shows results from the Oak Park's Community Biodiversity Survey. Take the survey here: www.oak-park.us/biodiversity

Data Source: Oak Park Community Biodiversity Survey

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Figure 2 shows the total number of Village-owned trees between 2017 and 2022. This mainly consists of trees on the parkways (area between the sidewalk and street).

Data Source: Oak Park iTree Eco Analysis analysis

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Figure 3 shows the percentage of the right-of-way that has tree canopy coverage from right-of-way trees. 

Data Source: Oak Park annual tree inventory 

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additional metrics

235

Tons of carbon sequestered by parkway trees in Oak Park in 2022

 

9,927 

Tons of carbon stored by parkway trees in Oak Park in 2022

9.028

Tons of pollution removed by Oak Park parkway trees per year

614.8 

Thousand cubic feet of avoided runoff provided by Oak Park parkway trees per year

Click to view the data and charts used for sustainability metrics. 

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