Tree Canopy Study Day with Dalton High School

CJ Little’s Ag class worked all day on November 16th, 2016 to help determine the tree canopy percentage for Dalton.

Anna Verhoeff & Rita Norville (middle photo), Tree Board Members help students identify features on aerial maps.  Chris Stearns, Tree Board Chairman assisting students as they work on aerial maps.   The final percentage of tree canopy was shown to be 47% for the City and 41% impervious.  The City Arborist will review all the maps and correct as needed.  She will meet with the class to share the findings in December.  This information will help the city develop a tree management plan.

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