Get Involved with Openlands

There are many ways to help protect the nature you love with Openlands. Whether you’re a teacher that wants to teach outside, a government agency that wants to improve your green space or a tree lover who wants to volunteer in their community, there are opportunities to connect with nature where you live.

Become a TreeKeeper

TreeKeepers work throughout the region to keep trees healthy, administering proper care and promptly recognizing and reporting harmful pests.

Apply for the ComEd Green Region Grant

The ComEd Green Region Program awards grants to support efforts to plan for, protect, and improve open space in ComEd’s service area of northern Illinois.

Apply for the Arborist Registered Apprenticeship

Openlands’ Arborist Registered Apprenticeship is an opportunity for individuals to participate in a 3-year registered apprenticeship program, working alongside industry professionals and gaining hands-on experience, training, and skills in arboriculture.

Engage in Lands in Harmony

Looking for information or advice as you incorporate conservation-friendly practices into your landscape? We can help.