The State of the Urban Forest in NYC

This report by The Nature Conservancy provides a novel assessment of all trees on public and private land. This report establishes a common baseline of information about the status of the urban forest, how it is managed, regulated, regarded, funded, and stewarded as well as opportunities for improvement.

New York City Housing Authority’s Urban Forest: A Vital Resource for New York City

This report by the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) identifies the essential role that NYCHA’s trees play in a resilient future and outlines strategies for protecting and enhancing NYCHA’s piece of the New York City urban forest.

Forest Management Framework for New York City

This report by the Natural Areas Conservancy and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation is a strategic and comprehensive plan to bolster and protect vital urban forest of New York City.



Testimony for New York City Council on Parks and Recreation _September 27, 2021