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View Poll Results: Which metro areas have a high density of trees, in your opinion?
New York City 12 6.12%
Los Angeles 7 3.57%
Chicago 11 5.61%
Dallas-Fort Worth 5 2.55%
San Francisco Bay 6 3.06%
Washington D.C. 23 11.73%
Houston 23 11.73%
Atlanta 84 42.86%
Philadelphia 15 7.65%
Boston 16 8.16%
Seattle 45 22.96%
Phoenix 1 0.51%
Miami/Fort Lauderdale 3 1.53%
Detroit 8 4.08%
Minneapolis/St. Paul 17 8.67%
Cleveland 17 8.67%
St. Louis 10 5.10%
Cincinnati 13 6.63%
Orlando 5 2.55%
San Diego 1 0.51%
Charlotte 28 14.29%
Portland 34 17.35%
Raleigh-Durham 33 16.84%
Louisville 12 6.12%
Kansas City 8 4.08%
Columbus, OH 9 4.59%
Nashville 26 13.27%
Memphis 15 7.65%
Oklahoma City 2 1.02%
Norfolk/Va. Beach 8 4.08%
Pittsburgh 23 11.73%
New Orleans 8 4.08%
San Antonio 1 0.51%
Jacksonville 9 4.59%
Tampa/St. Petersburg 7 3.57%
Milwaukee 11 5.61%
Buffalo 10 5.10%
Sacramento 10 5.10%
Birmingham 11 5.61%
Austin 2 1.02%
Denver 4 2.04%
Baltimore 10 5.10%
Piedmont Triad (Winston-Salem-Greensboro-High Point) 16 8.16%
Richmond 14 7.14%
Providence 7 3.57%
Indianapolis 4 2.04%
Grand Rapids 2 1.02%
Salt Lake City 3 1.53%
Tulsa 4 2.04%
Omaha 5 2.55%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 196. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 12-03-2011, 12:00 PM
 
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Which large metropolitan areas have a high density of trees?
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Old 12-03-2011, 01:11 PM
 
Location: Virginia Highland, GA
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ATLANTA wins this one. PERIOD............................................ ...In fact we have too many, I have raked and mowed more this Fall than the whole Summer, sick of leaves. I live in an area of 99% deciduous.............
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Old 12-03-2011, 01:26 PM
 
Location: M I N N E S O T A
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Atlanta
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Old 12-03-2011, 01:30 PM
 
Location: Charlotte again!!
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Top three:

1. Charlotte-50% tree coverage

2. Atlanta- 43% tree coverage

3. Raleigh- 42% tree coverage
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Old 12-03-2011, 01:52 PM
 
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Definitely a lot of trees here...especially in the hills.
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Old 12-03-2011, 02:24 PM
 
Location: The big blue yonder...
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I would think that Atlanta wins this one, followed by some other southern City like Charlotte.

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Old 12-03-2011, 02:26 PM
 
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Atlanta... and Jacksonville!
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Old 12-03-2011, 02:30 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles, CA
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Top three:

1. Charlotte-50% tree coverage

2. Atlanta- 43% tree coverage

3. Raleigh- 42% tree coverage

Yeah. I though of Atlanta first, but it's really that whole region. All three of those areas look similar, but I guess that it's more surprising in Atlanta because it's bigger and thought of as more urban.
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Old 12-03-2011, 04:27 PM
 
Location: Arvada, CO
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In the west, Seattle, and Portland.
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Old 12-03-2011, 05:21 PM
 
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This isn't a vote for the top metro in tree coverage, but rather a poll about which metros you think have a lot of trees. You can vote for more than one.

I voted for:

Atlanta
Charlotte
Raleigh-Durham
Piedmont Triad
Pittsburgh
Providence
Boston
Washington D.C.
Baltimore
Nashville
New Orleans
Jacksonville
Seattle
Portland
Richmond
Norfolk/Va. Beach
Birmingham
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