Central Park may lose 1,000 trees to storm!

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Central Park may lose 1,000 trees to storm!

Post by Jenny » Mon Oct 31, 2011 2:58 pm

The heavy rain-ice-snow storm that hit New York City on Saturday October 29th may have destroyed over 1,000 trees. Awful. I have not been there yet, but plan to go tomorrow. Poor trees! And it was promising to be a gorgeous season of foliage. And hope the migrating birds got out the night before.

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/10/31/nyreg ... trees.html
Suburbia is where the developer bulldozes out the trees, then names the streets after them. ~Bill Vaughn

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Re: Central Park may lose 1,000 trees to storm!

Post by James Parton » Tue Nov 01, 2011 12:13 am

They got hit hard a couple of years back, did'nt they? I hope a pattern is not developing.
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Re: Central Park may lose 1,000 trees to storm!

Post by edfrank » Sat Nov 05, 2011 3:24 pm

Power Outages In the Northeast from the storms

From John Mcveigh: This is how wide spread the power outages were across NE
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