Tree Work in the Park

August 7 2017

The New York City Parks Department has announced tree pruning and removal in the park beginning Tuesday, August 8th. Please note certain pathways and lawns may be unavailable during this time. 34531561705_fd73d02851_o

NYC Parks Manhattan Forestry has performed a thorough inspection of all trees in Washington Square Park.  The last inspection occurred roughly two years ago and immediate hazards were identified and resolved.  

Beginning on August 8th, NYC Parks Manhattan Forestry will be pruning approximately 270 trees over several days.  Additionally, there will be one removal of an immediate hazard 32″ pin oak with root rot in the northwest section of the park to ensure all aspects of public safety.