In order to improve the environmental conditions in the Los Angeles city, government give trees to the residents that commit to plant and maintain them, according to the newspaper Los Angeles Times.

As part of New Ecological Agreement from Los Angeles (Green New Deal plan, in English), the authorities plan to plant and conserve 90,000 trees in two years throughout the city, for which they are distributing different species and sizes through organizations like City plants.

How does the program work?

If you live in the city of Los Angeles, you can get free up to 7 trees for your house, the condition is that you plant them on land and commit to take care of them. Most species are drought tolerant. You can also organize with your neighbors and ask for trees to plant in your block: The organization assesses whether there is a good space on the street and facilitates the permits to plant the trees.

All you have to do is go to the City Plants website and sign up for they send you the trees to your house. Another way is to attend the events of the organization, where trees are distributed To the first people to arrive.

As stated on the official website of the organization, the trees that are given just require minimal care, but if you need it, they can also provide guidance and advice to keep your plants in good condition.

In addition to helping the environment, planting trees in the city cools temperatures inside and outside the home, and promotes greater rainwater harvesting.

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