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More than 100 people responded to a call from the Democrat and Chronicle for their favorite tree in Rochester.
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The city today recognizes the need to add tree cover in certain neighborhoods but so far there is little evidence of a concrete plan to do so.
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Rochester Mayor Malik Evans campaigned last year on a promise to "promote environmental justice in every neighborhood ... (while) making Rochester an environmentally friendly city of the future."
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The current inequality in tree cover in the city of Rochester is easy to observe, but how did it come to be that way?
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Reporter Justin Murphy used unique data sources and a range of other records to analyze the history of Rochester’s tree cover. Here’s how he did it.
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Murphy will examine the role trees play in the well-being of communities, particularly cities.


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