Adult Programs

Be a Community Scientist: Tree Observation and Recording Walk (in person)

Learn how you can participate in the new Canopy Counts Program through the Curio xyz app to learn about trees in your neighborhood and contribute to planning the urban forest.

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Learn how you can participate in the new Canopy Counts Program through the Curio xyz app to learn about trees in your neighborhood and contribute to planning the urban forest. Look closely at trees in fall, learn how to map the locations of different trees and share your observations and stories through the Canopy Counts app and discover how your observations contribute to forest planning as you enjoy the crisp autumn air. 

COVID-19 Precautions:

Program participants must abide by the Arboretum’s safety guidelines

Held outdoors. Please dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes. Plan to walk more than a mile over uneven terrain. Limit 20

Trinity Pierce, stewardship manager, Chicago Region Trees Initiative

Trinity thrives on leading and learning alongside volunteers in and around green spaces. She has designed and implemented restoration projects from the mountain west to the Midwest; from rural to urban ecosystems. In her role as the Chicago Region Trees Initiative Stewardship Manager, Trinity collaborates with communities to increase awareness of the importance and benefits of trees and foster action through plantings and ongoing maintenance in order to grow a healthier, more diverse urban forest. Trinity holds a Master of Landscape Architecture from the University of Michigan and has a background in history, ecological restoration, and urban green space reconciliation.

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