02 Jun '15, 3pm

Nature lover makes incredibly detailed map of park’s individual trees

As part of his photography hobby, Natale began to take photos of the park’s various flora. “Tompkins, I realized, was the neighborhood’s only sizable patch of green,” he said in an interview with The Villager. “I fell in love with these beautiful trees and began to wonder, what kind of tree was this one, that one? The Tompkins Square Park Conservancy had a tiny map with a few indications of trees, but it was way out of date, not helpful for serious study. So in 2011, I decided, O.K., I’ll make my own map and make it available to everyone.”

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/nature-lover-makes-incredibly-de...

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