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Bram Gunther, who previously was the Chief of Forestry, Horticulture, and Natural Resources for New York City Parks, and landscape ecologist Eric Sanderson, present the concept of biophilic cities, which is the integration of nature into urban environments.

Landscape ecologist Eric Sanderson modeled the land, habitats and ecological conditions of New York City back to 1609, before the advent of continued human development.  His presentation reveals some interesting characteristics.