The Esplanade

Tree Management & Succession Plan

The Esplanade of one of Boston's iconic parks enjoyed by millions of people each year.  Much of the landscape character seen today is a product of landscape architect Arthur Shurcliff's vision.  This mature or overly-mature landscape is now at a turning point where tree succession and long term management of the collection of trees is important for its sustainability.  KZLA was hired to develop a tree management and succession plan taking into account the historic design, incredible use, and climate change.  

Client:

Esplanade Association

Location:
Boston, MA


Size:
65 acre


Duration:
2017 to 2019

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