The Morton Arboretum and several volunteers, including the manager of Lisle's BMO Harris Bank branch, was one of the volunteers to assist in hanging tags on
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
submitted by BMO Financial Group Recently staff and volunteers from the Morton Arboretum, along with employees of Morton Salt, Inc., BMO Harris Bank, and The Davey Tree Expert Company, helped highlight the value of trees in Chicago and several suburban communities with a different kind of tagging. The tags promote the significant return on investment that communities gain by planting trees. The tags highlighted the aesthetic and environmental value of more than 2,000 trees. Lou Cazzola, Lisle Bank Manager, BMO Harris Bank, joined Arborist Ryan Jensen to Tag trees at the Lisle Park District as part of The Morton Arboretum’s annual Arbor Day – "Every Tree Counts" campaign to show case the beauty and dollar value of the environmental benefits…
Volunteers will be "tagging" thousands of trees around the city today to demonstrate the "environmental value" they bring to the community. Trees will also be tagged in Lisle.
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Thursday, April 19, 2012
from the Morton Arboretum Planting and protecting trees has never been more important. Climate change is transforming our world, shifting plant hardiness zones, and putting trees under stress. In celebration of Arbor Day, The Morton Arboretum is partnering with public and private organizations to promote the value of urban trees. At 7 a.m. Friday, April 20, 2012, teams of volunteers will place tags on thousands of trees in the City of Chicago and surrounding suburbs to showcase the beauty and environmental benefits of trees. “Every year we deal with more and more trees that need protection and replacement,” says Nicole Cavender, PhD, Vice President of Science and Conservation for The Morton Arboretum. “The Arboretum works to promote …