The Trunk Show

We sent 12 of our favorite photographers to shoot some of America's most significant and endangered trees.

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CITY OF TREES The Trees: Louisville, KY’s Olmsted-designed parks and parkways The Threat: Highway building and severe weather Read more about Bob Hower’s photos Bob Hower
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CITY OF TREES The Trees: Louisville, KY’s Olmsted-designed parks and parkways. The Threat: Highway building and severe weather. Read more about Bob Hower’s photos. Bob Hower
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CITY OF TREES The Trees: Louisville, KY’s Olmsted-designed parks and parkways. The Threat: Highway building and severe weather. Read more about Bob Hower’s photos. Bob Hower
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PRETTY IN THE CITY The Trees: Japanese flowering cherries at Newark, NJ’s Branch Brook Park The Threat: Urban development and poor maintenance Read more about Yong Hee Kim’s photos Yong Hee Kim
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PRETTY IN THE CITY The Trees: Japanese flowering cherries at Newark, NJ’s Branch Brook Park. The Threat: Urban development and poor maintenance. Read more about Yong Hee Kim’s photos. Yong Hee Kim
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PRETTY IN THE CITY The Trees: Japanese flowering cherries at Newark, NJ’s Branch Brook Park. The Threat: Urban development and poor maintenance. Read more about Yong Hee Kim’s photos. Yong Hee Kim
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AMAZING GRACE The Trees: The American elms of East Hampton, NY The Threat: Dutch elm disease Read more about Garie Waltzer’s photos Garie Waltzer
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AMAZING GRACE The Trees: The American elms of East Hampton, NY. The Threat: Dutch elm disease. Read more about Garie Waltzer’s photos. Garie Waltzer
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AMAZING GRACE The Trees: The American elms of East Hampton, NY. The Threat: Dutch elm disease. Read more about Garie Waltzer’s photos. Garie Waltzer
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FOREST CATHEDRAL The Trees:The old-growth forest of the abandoned Arborland tree Farm, Milliken, CO. The Threat: Urban development, habitat destruction. Read more about Jay Dickman’s photos. Jay Dickman
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FOREST CATHEDRAL The Trees:The old-growth forest of the abandoned Arborland tree Farm, Milliken, CO. The Threat: Urban development, habitat destruction. Read more about Jay Dickman’s photos. Jay Dickman
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FOREST CATHEDRAL The Trees:The old-growth forest of the abandoned Arborland tree Farm, Milliken, CO The Threat: Urban development, habitat destruction Read more about Jay Dickman’s photo. Jay Dickman
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FOREST CATHEDRAL The Trees:The old-growth forest of the abandoned Arborland tree Farm, Milliken, CO. The Threat: Urban development, habitat destruction. Read more about Jay Dickman’s photos. Jay Dickman
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WISE ELDER The Tree: A historic tulip poplar at Washington, DC’s Tudor Place Historic House and Garden. The Threat: The tree’s age, which makes it more vulnerable to weather and environmental changes. Read more about Amy Bedik’s photos__. Amy Bedik
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WISE ELDER The Tree: A historic tulip poplar at Washington, DC’s Tudor Place Historic House and Garden. The Threat: The tree’s age, which makes it more vulnerable to weather and environmental changes. Read more about Amy Bedik’s photos. Amy Bedik
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WISE ELDER The Tree: A historic tulip poplar at Washington, DC’s Tudor Place Historic House and Garden The Threat: The tree’s age, which makes it more vulnerable to weather and environmental changes Read more about Amy Bedik’s photos__. Amy Bedik
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ANCIENT MARKS The Trees: The boxed pines of Weymouth Heights, in NC. The Threat: Development, fire suppression. Read more about Frank Hunter’s photos. Frank Hunter
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ANCIENT MARKS The Trees: The boxed pines of Weymouth Heights, in NC The Threat: Development, fire suppression Read more about Frank Hunter’s photos Frank Hunter
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ANCIENT MARKS The Trees: The boxed pines of Weymouth Heights, in NC. The Threat: Development, fire suppression. Read more about Frank Hunter’s photos. Frank Hunter
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ROAD WARRIORS The Trees: Three massive bark-cloth ficuses in San Juan, P.R. The Threat: A major highway passing directly under the trees’ canopy Read more about Juan A. Pons’ photos__. Juan A. Pons
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ROAD WARRIORS The Trees: Three massive bark-cloth ficuses in San Juan, P.R. The Threat: A major highway passing directly under the trees’ canopy. Read more about Juan A. Pons’ photos. Juan A. Pons
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MALL WALKING The Trees: Commonwealth Avenue Mall, Boston, MA The Threat: Heavy use and Dutch elm disease Read more about James Sheldon’s photos James Sheldon
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MALL WALKING The Trees: Commonwealth Avenue Mall, Boston, MA. The Threat: Heavy use and Dutch elm disease. Read more about James Sheldon’s photos. James Sheldon
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GARDEN TREE The Trees: The Cummer Oak, a live oak at Jacksonville, Florida’s Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens The Threat: Age and weather Read more about Larry Nighswander’s photos Larry Nighswander
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GARDEN TREE The Trees: The Cummer Oak, a live oak at Jacksonville, Florida’s Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens. The Threat: Age and weather. Read more about Larry Nighswander’s photos Larry Nighswander
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WISE ELDER The Tree: A historic tulip poplar at Washington, DC’s Tudor Place Historic House and Garden The Threat: The tree’s age, which makes it more vulnerable to weather and environmental changes Read more about Amy Bedik’s photos Barbara Bosworth
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WISE ELDER The Tree: A historic tulip poplar at Washington, DC’s Tudor Place Historic House and Garden. The Threat: The tree’s age, which makes it more vulnerable to weather and environmental changes. Read more about Amy Bedik’s photos. Barbara Bosworth
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FOR THE AGES The Tree: a massive black oak at the Katewood estate, Bratenahl, OH. The Threat: Age and weather. Read more about Barbara Bosworth’s photos__. Barbara Bosworth
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THE FIG TREE ** **The Trees: The Aoyama Tree, a Moreton Bay fig growing in a Los Angeles parking lot The Threat: THE lack of water and nutrients due to asphalt paving; overpruning Read more about Robert Glenn Ketchum’s photos Robert Glenn Ketchum
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THE FIG TREE ** **The Trees: The Aoyama Tree, a Moreton Bay fig growing in a Los Angeles parking lot. The Threat: THE lack of water and nutrients due to asphalt paving; overpruning. Read more about Robert Glenn Ketchum’s photos Robert Glenn Ketchum
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THE FIG TREE ** **The Trees: The Aoyama Tree, a Moreton Bay fig growing in a Los Angeles parking lot. The Threat: THE lack of water and nutrients due to asphalt paving; overpruning. Read more about Robert Glenn Ketchum’s photos Robert Glenn Ketchum
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THE FIG TREE ** **The Trees: The Aoyama Tree, a Moreton Bay fig growing in a Los Angeles parking lot. The Threat: THE lack of water and nutrients due to asphalt paving; overpruning. Read more about Robert Glenn Ketchum’s photos Robert Glenn Ketchum
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TEST OF TIME The Trees: A 100-year-old row of American sycamores in Ames, Iowa. The Threat: Infrastructure development; flooding. Read more about Dave Jordano’s photos. Dave Jordano
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TEST OF TIME The Trees: A 100-year-old row of American sycamores in Ames, Iowa The Threat: Infrastructure development; flooding Read more about Dave Jordano’s photos Dave Jordano