Hundreds of trees were torn down to clear more than 40 acres of land for a new Costco store.
The city determined the trees must be uprooted after workers inspected all 50,000 trees in the flood zone, officials said.
Residents of certain sections of Queens have said their beautiful, tree-lined streets are being massacred, and the storms of the past year are not to blame.
When the flowers bloomed and the ground warmed up, one of Sandy’s effects, hidden for the winter, became obvious.
The 17-year cicadas are emerging, and for the next few weeks, millions will be filling the night with their ominous buzz.
The 17-year cicadas will come out of hiding before you know it, and if you have just landscaped your yard, you might want to take some precautions.
The tree-killing Asian longhorned beetle has been eradicated from Manhattan and Staten Island, New York state agriculture officials said Tuesday.
The first batch is going in Tuesday along Searingtown Road and Shelter Rock Road in North Hills where hundreds of trees were downed and destroyed.
Only now, when landscaping is supposed to be turning green, are Long Island’s shoreline homeowners realizing additional devastation caused by superstorm Sandy.
As the city continues its Million Trees program of beautifying the city with hardy young trees, there are some residents who have voiced strong opposition to the effort.
Wildfire season began this weekend in New Jersey, and while forest service managers say they aren’t expecting more fires than usual, one thing does stand in their way: the trees knocked down by Superstorm Sandy.
The mayor of Bridgeport is striking back at Forbes, which has listed the city as the fourth dirtiest city in the nation.
Many trees still need to be cleared over a month after superstorm Sandy hit the Tri-State area. In some cases, it’s a matter of determining who is responsible.
Elyse Bulla and Vincent Sofi have lived on Stadium Avenue for nearly a decade. They love their neighborhood, but the city maintained trees on the grassy strip between the street and the sidewalk must go.
St. Sen. Tony Avella (D-11) is urging the New York City Parks Department to foot the bill for replacing broken sewer lines penetrated by the roots of city-owned trees.