Tag: Arbor Day

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

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[Read More…]

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Arbor specialists plan our urban forest for generations to come

“Trees are one of the strengths in a community,” according to Homewood Forester Jim Tresouthick. That’s why both Homewood and Flossmoor invest and take pride in the local urban forest. You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading  Free 3-day trial Already a subscriber? Log in here.

Winter events

THURSDAY, DEC. 1

  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.

FRIDAY, DEC. 2

  • Holiday Lights in Homewood, 5 to 9 p.m., Ridge Road and Martin Avenue downtown. Shopping, carousel, mulled wine, cookies, ice sculpture, music, antique car parade.
  • Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, 7 p.m., Irwin Park.

SATURDAY, DEC. 3

  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at flossmoor.org.

 

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