Tree Cover

Meeting: 
MQT on 2013-11-20
Session date: 
November 20, 2013
Reference: 
2013/4034
Question By: 
Stephen Knight
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

Will the purchase of new aerial photography data for London [ADD96] enable you to measure progress against your commitment to increase tree cover by 5 per cent by 2025? If so, when can we expect provisional results?

Answer

Answer for Tree Cover

Answer for Tree Cover

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Yes. We will soon have aerial imagery for 2013, which will be sampled to estimate tree cover across London and compared to aerial imagery from 2007. The results will be available in spring 2014.