NYC calculates financial value of the city’s trees
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The New York City Street Tree Map measures the financial value provided by each city tree. Mapped by thousands of volunteers in a 2015 tree census, the map is searchable by borough, neighborhood, species and size of tree. Run by the New York City Parks and Recreation department, the site brings to life the value of the trees as a public asset. With annual economic benefits to the City in excess of USD 110 million, the trees also provide other benefits, like reducing noise and supporting urban wildlife. The site is updated daily by the Forestry team, and residents are…
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