Rochester’s Urban Forest Master Plan

Rochester UFMPCalling all Master Plans! Rochester City Forester and NYSUFC Executive Committee Member Brian Liberti shares the following intro from the most recent Rochester Urban Forest Master Plan. You can also see Ithaca’s Urban Forest Master Plan here.

We’d like to collect as many UF Master Plans from around the State as possible, so that communities can learn from one another. Please send yours to editor@nysufc.org.  

One of the most distinguishing characteristics of Rochester, New York, is its forest of trees. There are numerous tree-filled parks, and practically every avenue and street in the city is lined with trees. Even the city’s cemeteries, so often barren fields of funerary monuments, are veritable forests.

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