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Chicago Region Trees Initiative Staff

The Morton Arboretum and other leading Chicago-region organizations have formed a partnership, the Chicago Region Trees Initiative, to leverage resources towards building a healthier and more diverse urban forest for the region's inhabitants.   Staff from The Morton Arboretum lend their expertise to help lead and support this initiative. 


Arboretum staff

  • Melissa Custic, Chicago Region Trees Initiative Coordinator
  • LeeAnn Kruszynski, Manager, Corporate Sustainability Partnerships
  • Emily Okallau, Chicago Region Trees Initiative Community Coordinator
  • Trinity Pierce, Chicago Region Trees Initiative Stewardship Coordinator
  • Lydia Scott, Director of the Chicago Region Trees Initiative; Manager of Community Trees Program