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EVENTS REMINDER: Don't forget about the Illinois Arborist Association Annual Conference on Ocotber 25th and 26th in Tinley Park, IL.
Here's the link to the program: http://www.illinoisarborist.org/Annual%20Conference%20Flyer%202011%2023.pdf
GENERAL POST: IDNR recommends that citizens work with their local municipal forester to determine the make-up of their municipal forest. Municipalities are encouraged to inventory their local forest, and all are encouraged to plant no more than 5 to 10 percent of one species in their municipality. Trees with a mature height of more than 30 feet and crown spread of greater than 15 feet should not be planted within 15 feet of utility wires.
Are you getting the Community Trees quarterly e-Newsletter?The monthly e-Calendar of upcoming events?Stay in contact and up to date by sending me your email address or by following the link at the bottom of either of our past issues. Let us know…Continue
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http://money.cnn.com/2012/10/01/real_estate/tree-home-damage.moneymag/Reduce the risk of tree damage to your homeBy Josh Garskof …Continue
Started by Andi Oct 10, 2012.
From the US Forest Service:If you are lucky, you live in one of those parts of the world where Nature has one last fling before settling down into winter's sleep. In those lucky places, as days shorten and temperatures become crisp, the quiet green…Continue
Started by Eric Muecke Sep 24, 2012.
Events related to trees happening around the State in September.Forest Health and Protection WorkshopThu, September 6, 8:30am - 3:30pmJackson County Extension Services; 402 Ava Rd., Murphysboro, IL & Forest Health and Protection WorkshopsWed,…Continue
Started by Andi Aug 29, 2012.
This online manual provides information on managing natural areas in HOAs. Although this is not the only tool for HOAs, it does provide a clean and simple presentation with great links to other online tools and information.…Continue
Started by Andi Jul 2, 2012.
Indiana residents can chat on Facebook with an expert on the invasive emerald ash borer today.The Indiana Department of Natural Resources says its Facebook followers can chat with emerald ash borer expert Megan Abraham from 1 to 2 p.m. on the…Continue
Started by Andi Jun 21, 2012.
Attempting to figure out where to plant your next tree? Check out this new tool which will help you figure out the best location to plant a tree near your house for maximum energy savings!…Continue
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