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This curated collection of stories celebrates Chicago-area trees—the stature they have in our communities and memories, the impacts they make on our landscapes and lives. Be inspired as you browse, and consider sharing your own tree story.

Help Celebrate OAKtober

This OAKtober, read personal stories from the Arboretum team to learn why oaks are vital for local communities and ecosystems across the world, then share your own story.

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