Survey lists nearly 2,000 trees in H-F parks

April 16, 2019 - 20:40
The Homewood-Flossmoor Park District inventoried 1,893 trees in 2018 when it undertook a study of the tree population at 31 of its parks and properties. Parks employees Mauricio Morales and Gabe Gacsko walked the parks and measured every tree in the district, except Irons Oaks, Coyote Run and the parks department office site, to complete an accurate inventory, according to Doug Boehm, superintendent of parks and planning.

Area facing major depletion of maple trees over next several years

October 12, 2018 - 21:56
The golden yellow and vibrant reds of fall leaves are coming.
But many residents are raising alarms about some of the trees on their property, and rightfully so. The beauty of tree canopies in Homewood and Flossmoor will be reduced over the next several years as silver maple, Norway maple, red maple and sugar maple trees die off.  
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