Register today for the spring 2019 Openlands TreeKeepers Course, which will be held Thursday evenings and Sundays from March 24 — April 18 at the Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center in Willow Springs.

Openlands Forestry team has planted more than 4,500 trees across the Chicago region since 2013. With the help of our TreeKeepers volunteers, we are the active stewards of Chicago’s urban forest. You can support this work by making a donation to the Openlands Tree Fund.

If you are interesting in adopting a tree in Chicago, please complete this form.


Register today for the spring TreeKeepers course, which will be held March 24 – April 18 in Willow Springs.

TreePlanters Grants

Apply for the Openlands TreePlanters Grant to plant trees in your neighborhood with your community.

Tree-Mendous Tree Stories

The Morton Arboretum and Openlands have partnered to launch Tree-mendous Tree Stories, an online collection of curated stories highlighting people’s connections to trees.