Storm Fighting Resources

Downers Grove Tree Debris Clean-up Policy Lombard’s Debris Management Policy Lombard’s Storm Contingency Plan Weathering the Storm –ISA Brochure

State Programs

2006 Handbook of Government


Specific Terms, Conditions & Instructions for Parkway Tree Trimming & Demand: Village of Lombard Specific Terms, Conditions & Instruction for Tree & Stump Removal: Village of Lombard Bid Specifications Tree Pruning: Village of Addison Specs from Village of Downers Grove … Continue reading

Resident Education

Benefits of Trees Brochure Dutch Elm Disease Notification Door Hanger: City of Park Ridge Diseased Elm Symptoms Notification Door Hanger: City of Park Ridge “Focus on Forestry” Booklet list of Trees and Pictures of What Species Grow Will in Region: … Continue reading

Professional Education

Board Certified Master Arborist Exam Application Certified Arborist Exam Application Utility Certification Specialist Exam Application Municipal Specialist Exam Application Tree Worker/Climber Specialist Exam Application National Arbor Day Foundation: Building Effective Partnerships The Morton Arboretums Education Program List of Member Schools … Continue reading

Planting Information

New Tree Planting Tree Selection and Placement Buying High Quality Trees Avoiding Tree and Utility Conflicts Plant Health Care Creative Site Preparation Tree Space Design-Growing the Tree Out of the Box


Guidelines for Developing & Evaluating Tree Ordinances: ISA Municipal Code Article 15 Chapter 18 Tree Preservation: City of Park Ridge Root Pruning Standards –Barrington Standard Specifications for Landscaping: Village of  Addison Specification for 2004 Mowing Services: Village of Addison

Municipal Operations

Forestry Inspection Notice: City of Park Ridge Forestry Work Order for Contractor/Crew Field Work: City of Park Ridge Safe Operating Procedures Blank Form Sample: Village of Addison Vermeer BC2000 Chipper Safe Operating Procedure Sample John Deere Backhoe Safe Operating Procedure … Continue reading

Invasive Species

Emerald Ash Borer Asian Longhorned Beetle

Information Resources

Trees Are Good Website Useful Forestry Websites

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