07 Jul '11, 3pm

Just How Many Trees Are There in Central Park?

Just How Many Trees Are There in Central Park?

Have you ever wondered how many trees there are in Central Park ? Well, now there’s a map for that! Author Edward Barnard and birdwatcher Ken Chaya have mapped almost all of the 20,000 trees in the park! Two and a half years of work and many miles of walking resulted in their map, which they have named “Central Park Entire.” According to the story on NPR, Barnard decided to compile a list of the trees in Central Park while writing his book, New York City Trees , available to preview here on Google Books. Chaya agreed to help with the lengthy task, and the two discovered that there are around 2o different species in the park. Some have been growing since before the park was established in 1857! Mr. Chaya expressed admiration for the park’s creators, Frederick Law Olmstead and Calvert Vaux. “Olmsted used trees the way an artist uses colors,” he says. “He used them to create ...

Full article: http://www.ecorazzi.com/2011/07/07/just-how-many-trees-ar...

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