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Andi
  • Lisle, IL
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  • IL- Forest Pest Outreach &…
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CNN Money Article on Trees and Home Value

http://money.cnn.com/2012/10/01/real_estate/tree-home-damage.moneymag/Reduce the risk of tree damage to your homeBy Josh Garskof @CNNMoney, October 5, 2012: 2:15 PM ETSpend a little now to stop a tree from turning into a big cost for your home later.(Money Magazine) -- Does the severe weather of the past several…See More
Oct 10, 2012
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September Events for Illinois

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, September 19, 8:30am - 3:30pmIl Dept of Agriculture, G.O. conference Room, IL State Fairgrounds; 8th St. x Sangamon Ave.  Gate 11,  Springfield, IL  The 2012 Forest Health Workshops are designed for IDNR District Foresters, forest landowners, Walnut…See More
Aug 29, 2012
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Elm Seed Bug Spotting in the US

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/swarming-invasive-insect-discovered-in-us-for-first-time-federal-officials-say/2012/07/18/gJQApD3MuW_story.html"BOISE, Idaho — An invasive insect commonly found in south-centralEurope has been detected in southwestern Idaho, marking the first timethe elm seed bug has been…See More
Jul 19, 2012
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resource for Homeowners Associations (HOA)

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.http://www.davey.com/hoa/index.htmlSee More
Jul 2, 2012
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Indiana DNR Online Facebook Chat

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 department's Facebook wall.Participants can ask questions about identifying the insect, ash trees and symptoms that indicate the bugs' presence.Hoosiers who aren't already friends can go to the DNR's Facebook wall at…See More
Jun 21, 2012
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Illinois Tree Committees

Illinois Tree CommitteesA project to establish and train local Tree Committees throughout Illinois.Tree Committee FlierA tree committee, also called a tree board or tree commission, is a group of local residents who advocate for and help make decisions about tree management in their community. Tree committees can…See More
Jun 18, 2012
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Energy-Saving Trees Program (Arbor Day Foundation, Davey Trees and I-tree Collaboration)

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!http://energysavingtrees.arborday.org/See More
Jun 15, 2012
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I'm Worried About America's Nuts

A humorous and clever way to grab people's attention about moving invasive species.
Jun 14, 2012
Andi added a discussion to the group Illinois Grove
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Energy-Saving Trees Program (Arbor Day Foundation, Davey Trees and I-tree Collaboration)

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!http://energysavingtrees.arborday.org/See More
Jun 14, 2012
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Illinois - Leave No Child Inside Month 2012

From a Chicago Wilderness Email Blast:June is Leave No Child Inside Month, and the Chicago Wilderness alliance is celebrating by offering a series of family events featuring lively activities - like catching-and-releasing fish, playing with mud, and building a fort - designed to nurture children's sense of wonder and appreciation for nature and to give parents ideas for fun, outdoor activities their families can enjoy on an ongoing basis. One of the greatest gifts you can give your children is…See More
May 31, 2012
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Illinois - Leave No Child Inside Month 2012

From a Chicago Wilderness Email Blast:June is Leave No Child Inside Month, and the Chicago Wilderness alliance is celebrating by offering a series of family events featuring lively activities - like catching-and-releasing fish, playing with mud, and building a fort - designed to nurture children's sense of wonder and appreciation for nature and to give parents ideas for fun, outdoor activities their families can enjoy on an ongoing basis. One of the greatest gifts you can give your children is…See More
May 31, 2012
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National Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week: May 20-26, 2012

The purpose of EAB Awareness Week is to increase the number of citizens who are informed about emerald ash borer, emphasizing this year’s theme, “The Three P’s of EAB: Prepare, Protect, and Plant”: Prepare for your ash tree to be infested with emerald ash borer. Know the signs and symptoms of EAB. Know your options and what to do if your tree becomes infested. Depending on your city’s shade tree pest ordinance, you can choose to take down your tree, treat your tree, or do nothing. Protect areas…See More
May 21, 2012
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May 17, 2012
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May 8, 2012
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Emerald Ash Bore in Flight in Chicago

Emerald Ash Borer has been spotted in emergence in the Chiagoland area. It is suspected that Chicagoland is in peak emergence at this point in the season.If you have questions please visit illinoiseab.com or contact the Illinois Department of Agriculture.See More
May 7, 2012
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Wisconsin/Illinois Border Workshop - McHenry County: Threats to Forest Health Workshop

Please Share!When: 05/19/2012 10:00 AM - 12:00 PMMCCD Prairieview Education Center, Crystal Lake, ILTo Register Please Visit: http://www.ilforestry.org/EventsCome learn about invasive insects, diseases, and plants impacting your woods. As part of Illinois Invasive Species Awareness Month, this two hour workshop will discuss how to identify these invaders, steps to prevent them from invading your property, and management recommendations.  The…See More
Apr 24, 2012

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At 1:21pm on June 14, 2011, Neil Norton said…

Hi Andi,

I am The Grove Online Community Manager. Welcome!  I hope you enjoy some of the amazing photos, videos, and blogs our community posts about trees.  Check out our tree links and tree selector to learn more about trees.  I also hope you share some of your tree passion!  Feel free to ask me any questions.  Neil

 
 
 

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