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Imagine an urban oasis with hundreds of thousands of trees and whose mayor wants to plant a million more. That sylvan place is New York City, and this is a guide to the diverse trees that line its streets.Field Guide to the Street Trees of New York City acquaints New Yorkers and visitors alike with fifty species of trees commonly found in the neighborhoods where people livImagine an urban oasis with hundreds of thousands of trees and whose mayor wants to plant a million more. That sylvan place is New York City, and this is a guide to the diverse trees that line its streets.Field Guide to the Street Trees of New York City acquaints New Yorkers and visitors alike with fifty species of trees commonly found in the neighborhoods where people live, work, and travel. Beautiful, original drawings of leaves and stunning photographs of bark, fruit, flower, and twig accompany informative descriptions of each species. Detailed maps of the five boroughs identify all of the city’s neighborhoods, and specific addresses pinpoint where to find a good example of each tree species.Trees provide invaluable benefits to the Big Apple: they reduce the rate of respiratory disease, increase property values, cool homes and sidewalks in the summer, block the harsh winds of winter, clean the air, absorb storm water runoff, and provide habitat and food for the city’s wildlife.Bald cypress, swamp oak, silver linden, and all of New York’s most common trees are just a page turn away. Your evening walk will never be the same once you come to know the quiet giants that line the city's streets....

Title : Field Guide to the Street Trees of New York City
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ISBN : 9781421401522
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 296 Pages
Status : Available For Download
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Field Guide to the Street Trees of New York City Reviews

  • Carlos Pesantes
    2018-10-31 21:36

    Hard not to love... I hope to meet these amazing ladies one day.

  • Jane
    2018-11-08 15:10

    A good bathroom book - fun to look up a tree, study its leaves, shape and bark, and then go out and try to find one as you walk around. I wish there weremore pictures.

  • Donna Kaz
    2018-11-03 21:13

    Excellent guide to New York City's trees. Photos make identification very easy. Clear and concise language. A must for tree huggers and lovers.