Openlands Project, founded in 1963, is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and enhancing public open space in northeastern Illinois. Alliance for Community Trees (ACT) Member.
Presented by the Cooperative Extension Service of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, this guide contains a number of resources designed to help you prepare for and cope with a disaster. Includes updates on conditions in Illinois.
Presented by the Illinois Natural History Survey, this technical report describes the results of a research project to examine the immediate and long-term effects of the Great Flood of 1993 on urban trees.
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources – Urban and Community Forestry program administers the Tree City USA, the Urban and Community Forestry Grant Program, State Arbor Day Poster Contest, and Regional Council Activities.
The Morton Arboretum is a 1,700-acre non-profit outdoor museum of more than 3,300 kinds of trees, shrubs, and other plants displayed in natural forests, wetlands, and even a native restored prairie. The Arboretum offers an extensive array of year-round education opportunities for visitors of all ages, including summer explorers’ programs for children. The Arboretum is located in Lisle, IL, just 1/2 hour from Chicago.