Missing the forest for the trees: An unexpected picture of New York City forests

https://phys.org/news/2018-12-forest-trees-unexpected-picture-york.html

In recent years, most efforts to expand New York City’s tree canopy—and thus strengthen the urban environment—have focused on planting new street trees or replacing non-native species with native trees in the city’s remaining forests. Yet citywide assessments have found that non-native trees have come to co-dominate the city landscape, calling into question these management strategies and the very value of urban forests.


Original Title: Missing the forest for the trees: An unexpected picture of New York City forests
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