The Community Trees Program, the urban forestry outreach program of The Morton Arboretum, provides help to many different audiences, from professionals to homeowner. Our goal is to help make sure that the right tree is planted in the right place and then cared for properly.
Diversity in planting trees
Advice on creating an urban and community forest with more different kinds of trees so it is less vulnerable to invasive species, climate change, or severe weather. LEARN MORE
Help for community forestry
Find materials on a variety of topics of interest to land managers, landowners, forestry industry staff and professionals and anyone interested in urban forestry and trees. LEARN MORE
Learn about grants and other sources of funding for urban forestry projects and operations. LEARN MORE
Practical care for trees
Learn about best practices for caring for trees in the difficult environment of strees, parks, school grounds, office parks and back yards. LEARN MORE