City Trees Worth Nearly 13 Million

December 20, 2010

By Ed Brennan, Benicia Patch.   

Benicia oversees the well-being of 4,320 trees, 43 of which should get the ax because of structural defects or poor health, according to a new inventory of the city's trees. The report presented Thursday valued the city's trees at nearly $13 million and named the Bradford pear as the city's dominant species. It makes up 9.8 percent of the local population.

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