Helpful Resources

Trees Are Good provides the public with educational information about the benefits of trees and how to properly care for trees in the urban environment. The site contains resources from the International Society of Arboriculture, and also provides a collection of reliable tree care information provided by other industry organizations.

Find a Local Certified Arborist©

An arborist by definition is an individual who is trained in the art and science of planting, caring for, and maintaining individual trees. ISA Certified Arborists are individuals who have achieved a level of knowledge in the art and science of tree care through experience and by passing a comprehensive examination developed by some of the nation’s leading experts on tree care.

Tips to Care for Storm-Damaged Trees from the Illinois Arborist Association

Arbor Day Foundation

International Society of Arboriculture (ISA)

Emerald Ash Borer Information

Tree Species Fact Sheets

What Tree is Right for My Site?

Tree City USA

Illinois DNR Urban and Community Forestry Page