The Parks Department's excellent field guide to more than 125 metro-area species proves that we're not all about asphalt.
(New York Magazine
Contains vivid photos, maps and descriptions... famous individual trees... and suggested 'tree walks'.
(Time Out New York
Explains which park was razed by Civil War soldiers, why Orchard Street is so named, and where to find the city's little-known sassafras thickets.
(The New Yorker
About the Author
Edward Sibley Barnard is an editor, writer, and photographer specializing in fully illustrated how-to and nature books for adults and children. He lives and tree-watches in New York City.