Posts Tagged ‘Tree Canopy’

Here’s what’s going on in my neck of the woods as gathered by GO GREEN. Let me know what’s happening in yours!

April 15: Protecting our Suburban Tree Canopy: Join Lydia Scott, Director of the Chicago Region Trees Initiative, as she shows how thinking of trees as infrastructure can help communities protect and provide for trees. Smart policies and practices can help maximize the value of trees and enhance our community. Learn more about Wilmette’s forestry efforts with panelist Kevin Sorby. Register. Noon.

April 27: TreeKeepers: Trees are hardy and long-lived, but especially in an urban environment, they need care in order to thrive. For 30 years, Openlands, a Chicago area conservation group, has operated its TreeKeepers program to teach people about trees and tree stewardship. Wilmette is about to start its own TreeKeepers chapter, so join us to learn more about it! TreeKeepers Program Manager Al DeRue will teach us about the program, what participants will learn and do, and how TreeKeepers adapts to the needs of different communities. Register. Noon

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