The weird thing is that I did not think of it till I cam across the tree today. I was running aimlessly around Prospect Park. It is kinda nice not to have an agenda when you go for a run.
That spot is behind the Zoo.
That tree might have been born before 19_ _, but I am no expert.
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First my friend Dave sent me this tree map. The tree in question is not on the map. It would be on the upper right hand coiner of the tree map.
I made a Google Map that locates the spot where the tree was. Scan out a little to see that this tree in this park is in the middle of Brooklyn. Every tree counts here.
Today on my run I encountered a team of lumberjacks on the south side of the lake. Yea, 4 guys up in the trees and one in a truck. I asked the guy in the truck what they were doing. He said they were looking for asian long horned beetles. Then I asked him if that is why they had to take down the tree by The Zoo. He told me that they did not take down any trees in the whole park, they only remove chunks. He said his crew was from the United States Department of Agriculture and I should ask the Parks Dept about that tree.
So I did.
I also email the Prospect Prospect Park to find out why they took the tree down. The told me to "