Posts tagged "Morton Arboretum"

What's the Value of Chicago's Street Trees?

What's the Value of Chicago's Street Trees?
In honor of Arbor Day the Morton Arboretum tagged several trees around downtown Chicago with price tags that list the value of the tree in terms of environmental benefits it will provide over the next 15 years. They began with a list of species of trees. Next, they entered the data into the National Tree Benefit... Read more »

National Public Gardens Day

The Second Annual National Public Gardens Day is May 7, 2010. National Public Gardens Day was created to raise awareness of America’s public gardens and the various roles they play in our lives.   Do gardens like the Chicago Botanic Garden need their own special day? After speaking with Paul James, the spokesperson for National... Read more »