New York city has almost 690,000 trees along its streets, such as this one on East 204th Street in the Bronx. (Credit Austin Cope).


Seeing NYC’s Trees for the Forest

By Austin Cope

An audio visit to the Bronx to hear from people who look out for their neighborhood’s street trees.

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This piece was reported, narrated, produced, and fact-checked by Austin Cope. All interviews were recorded on location in the Bronx in April and May of 2022. Editing and project management by Veralyn Williams. Scripting advice from Amanda Aronczyk. In-studio engineering by Amber Watson. Special thanks to the staff and volunteers at Trees New York for providing background information on the topic.