More Trees – More Pollution?

“Trees for PG” will hold a tree planting day in George Washington Park beginning at 1 p.m. Sunday. More than 300 trees were donated by “Joe Fletcher Presents” as part of the Monterey Music Summit’s carbon offset campaign. Volunteers should bring a shovel and gloves.

But Ronald Reagan was right – trees cause pollution!

According to a study by the University of Helsinki, coniferous forests that is to say, those composed of trees such as pines release nitrogen oxides into the atmosphere that combine with other pollutants to form smog.

More Trees – More Pollution?