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Trees of Carl Schurz Park

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Additional Resources

Videos & Films


‘Beneficial and Beautiful Native Trees and Shrubs’ with Tim Kennelty.

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rensselaer County. 2/19/21. 1:15:43


How trees talk to each other’ by Suzanne Simard. 

TED Summit. 7/22/16.  18:10


Picture This App

Botanist in your pocket.  Online plant encyclopedia and plant identifier


Organizations & Websites


Madison Square Park Conservancy.

Arboretum. Step Into Our Tree Museum


National Wildlife Federation.

How Trees Make a Difference.


Trees New York. 

Evergreening Our City.

Site includes ‘Sam’s Tree Tips’, a short video on street tree care


Educational Resources


NYC Trees, an interactive map of NYC street trees bringing NYC’s urban forest to you.  Also includes useful statistics on environmental benefits of trees.

City of New York Parks & Recreation


NYC Parks Tree Time.

City of New York Parks & Recreation


Planting and Caring for Your Seedlings.

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.


6 Ways Trees Benefit All of Us. 

The Nature Conservancy.  10/9/2020

Includes short video, ‘Trees are more than just trees’


Street Tree Activity Book.  Designed for children.

Trees New York


Urban Trees Make a Difference.

US Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Articles & Reports


New York City’s Surprising Wealth of Native Trees, Sarah DeWeerdt. 

Anthropocene Magazine. December 2018.


6 Ways Trees Benefit All of Us. 

The Nature Conservancy.  10/9/2020

Includes short video, ‘Trees are more than just trees’


The State of the Urban Forest in New York City.

The Nature Conservancy. 2021.


Barnard, Edward Sibley.  New York City Trees:  A Field Guide for the Metropolitan Area.

City of New York Parks & Recreation.  Columbia University Press.  2002


National Audubon Society.  Trees of North America.

Knopf.  2021


Nelson, Gil, Christopher J. Earle, Richard Spellenberg.  Trees of Eastern North America.

Princeton Field Guides.  Princeton University Press.  2014


Powers, Richard.  The Overstory: A Novel.

W.W. Norton & Company. 2018


Simard, Suzanne.  Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest.

DK Publishing/Knopf. 2021


Tallamy, Douglas W.  The Nature of Oaks: The Rich Ecology of Our Most Essential Native Trees.

Timber Press. 2021


Wohlleben, Peter.  The Hidden Life of Trees:  What They Feel, How They Communicate.

Greystone Books Ltd.  2016






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