Native Tree List

Native trees, particularly oaks, are keystones to Barrington area ecosystems.

The beautiful, mature trees of our landscape do need care! Learn more with the Chicago Region Tree Initiative

Guaranteeing the continuation of the tree canopy into the future is also critical – planting young trees where appropriate ensures the next generations will fill the gaps left as trees age out. 

What to do with all those leaves in the fall? Here are some tips on natural solutions that will benefit the trees, understory plantings, native pollinators and more!

The Chicago Region Tree Initiative needs your help in identifying Witness Trees – the historic trees that helped map the state of Illinois! Click on the map to learn more…