The Daily Northwestern

Tree Summit held as Evanston fights emerald ash borer

Amanda Gilbert, Summer Reporter

June 23, 2013

The Evanston Parks/Forestry Division and the city's chapter of TreeKeepers co-sponsored a conference Saturday to educate residents about the tree population. The so-called "Tree Summit" at the Levy Senior Center, 300 Dodge...

New sustainability group aims to protect, expand Evanston’s urban forest

Ciara McCarthy, Reporter

November 11, 2012

Evanston TreeKeepers, a new community organization focused on preserving and expanding the local tree population, is launching this week with its first meeting Wednesday night. TreeKeepers founder Wendy Pollock said the group...

Grandmother Park Initiative nears fundraising goal to create west Evanston tot lot

Manuel Rapada, Assistant City Editor

October 12, 2012

On a summer walk in 2009, west Evanston resident Gay Riseborough and her neighbor Mary Trujillo talked about how there seemed to be no safe place for their then-4-year-old grandsons to play. Washington Elementary School is nearb...