Over the past few decades, the densely populated East Coast Island of Long Island, New York has experienced tremendous suburban development, a situation that makes tree removal long island cost and conservation a critical issue for all the inhabitants. Long Island is already home to many forests, parks and nature preserves. It is evident, therefore, that a good tree cover can go a long way to benefit the local industries and communities living in the New York boroughs of Queens and Brooklyn as well as the suburban counties of Nassau and Suffolk. The entire state of New York is fairly forested. According to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, the total forested area in the state covers about 19 million acres or about 63% of the total acreage.