Archives of Trees

American elm, one of Evanston's signature street trees

Take care of trees—and they’ll take care of us

While we are staying close to home and outdoor volunteer opportunities are limited, there is still plenty to do to help Evanston’s urban forest. What’s the urban forest?  Basically, it’s everything green and growing in a city. It i...
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Cottonwood at the Ladd Arboretum

A place to chill

By mid-summer, tall trees cast cooling shade along the channel-side path through the Ladd Arboretum. Frequent visitors will recognize the big cottonwood that's just beyond the Ecology Center. ...
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