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June 11th, 2014
Chennai Tree Map to Identify Areas in Need of Better Canopy

The city corporation is planning to create a map of the tree cover in Chennai in a bid to improve supervision and identify areas in need of a better canopy. The pilot survey will begin in ward 176 in Adyar. “We will initiate tree mapping in selected locations,” said Shoba Menon of Nizhal, an NGO that is partnering the corporation to form tree committees. The pilot survey would begin with the mapping of ward 176 in Adyar. “It will improve the health of mature trees and help make plans to increase green cover. Mapping will include reporting tree abuse like the trunk being cemented, suffocating metal guards and cables,” she said. Read More