NY Pine Barrens threatened.

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I don't know much about Long Island, but made some maps of it a few years ago. The NAIP imagery (which is intended to show tree canopy and agriculture) clearly shows how over-developed it is. The Long Island Pines are just little parks surrounded by urban sprawl and gridlocked traffic.

https://online.boydsmaps.com/#13/40.7703/-73.1503/longIsland2017

Now, of course it's important for them to preserve what is left, but it's a vastly different situation from what we have in the New Jersey Pines. This is what the Pines might have become if the Jetport and New City had been built.
 

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