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Big Apple Tree-Huggers

One NYC artist recruited arborists and neighbors to record messages about the city's trees. She placed markers in the cement listing numbers to call to hear the recordings. (Photo by Samara Freemark)

Trees along big city streets have a rough life. Between pollution, development, and vandalism, street trees die off at a pretty alarming rate. One New York artist thinks if people knew more about street trees, they’d appreciate them more – and treat them better. Samara Freemark reports from New York's "Tree Museum":

The Tree Museum

A related article from the New York Times

A related blog post on the tree museum

Producer: Samara Freemark
Release Date: November 18, 2009
Running Time: 3:16

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