Encourage planting of native plant species in vegetated areas

Native plants help guard against the spread of invasive species and restore the area’s natural ecosystem. They are a cost-effective way to infuse streetscapes with greenery and trees.

Native plants enhance a streetscape with less required maintenance

Supporting Data

of residents rated the quality of streets, sidewalks, and public spaces as ``poor`` or ``very poor``

Data from 2016 Interfaith Neighbors community survey

Benefits of Native Plants

  • Restore area’s ecosystem
  • Less watering
  • Less maintenance

Source: Audubon.org