The city strives to build, permit, and manage as diverse an urban ecosystem as possible. A diverse ecosystem is ultimately more resilient and reduces the risks associated with urban forest management and maintenance. Visit the NYC Parks Website, the NYC Parks Interactive Tree Map and the MillionTreesNYC website for more information.
Street trees exist within tree beds all over the city and new trees should be installed wherever feasible if conditions allow.
A series of tree beds connected with a continuous trench in order to provide increased rooting area and stormwater detention. This is a standard treatment that will be installed and maintained by the city.