The Holiday season is well under way. Gifts, wrapping paper, holiday cards and treats of all sorts are just a few things we expect during the Holidays. Of course, giving is just as important as receiving.

Openlands TreeKeepers® is one way to give back to local Chicago area communities by identifying potential tree problems and helping neighbors and communities with tree planting and tree care. TreeKeepers® are tree representatives that promote the importance of trees for the greater good of the community.

Trees in urban situations face challenges not experienced in a natural forest setting. TreeKeepers® are trained to become advocates for the trees by working with local governments to assist with planting, watering and monitoring community trees.

There are many ways to give back this Holiday season. Becoming a voice for urban and suburban trees is just one way to contribute to the community.

Have other ideas for giving back? Leave a comment!

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