What is the Japanese Beetle? The Japanese Beetle (Popillia japonica) is an invasive insect pest that can cause extensive damage to your favorite trees and shrubs. It eats the tenderContinue reading “Japanese Beetle”
Our partners can help your community plan for a healthy urban forest by assisting with an inventory of city trees, planting diverse storm and disease resistant trees and training cityContinue reading “Strike Team Brochure”
After an ice storm, safety is the primary consideration in cleaning up debris and removing hazardous ice-damaged limbs. Look up and beware of hanging limbs! Always stay clear of downedContinue reading “Ice Damaged Trees”
Unlike with most other natural disasters, damage from droughts progresses slowly, taking several years to become apparent and may not show up immediately. For that reason it is important toContinue reading “Drought Damaged Trees”
A tree’s recovery after a flood depends on several factors: the species, how long it was underwater and the condition it was in before the flood. Trees in urban areas,Continue reading “Flood-Damaged Trees”
Safety First! After a windstorm, safe clean-up of tree debris is the first priority. Always stay clear of downed power lines; contact your local utility or city for assistance andContinue reading “Wind-Damaged Trees”
When a natural disaster strikes, the urban forest suffers, and the community loses some of these benefits. After immediate public safety issues are addressed, volunteers, community leaders and city staffContinue reading “Replanting Trees After Natural Disasters”
Trees Forever’s Recover, Replant, Restore! program assists communities in central and southern Illinois to build healthy and diverse community forests.