If you’re thinking about a career in forestry, you may already know that trees are important to the environment, and life itself. However, you may not know exactly how important they are…and you may not be thinking about trees in cities and towns being important. For anyone else who simply wants to learn more, this is a fantastic video we found.

From the video description:

Follow along as this lecture doodle examines some of the basic reasons why trees are important not just for their beauty but also for their contributions to our health, our community of citizens, and our economic stability. Tree cover in our towns and cities contributes much. But because the benefits of trees are passive and accumulate slowly, they are unacknowledged until they are missing.