July Tree of the Month: White Oak

NLI’s Legacy Tree Program Recognizes Whiteside County White Oak Natural Land Institute (NLI) is pleased to announce the July Tree of the Month is located at Whiteside County Fairgrounds, which contains a natural landmark: an ancient White Oak (Quercus alba) that has...

May Tree of the Month: NLI’s Legacy Tree Program

NLI’s Legacy Tree Program announces the May Tree of the Month is Illinois’ Largest Tree: The Cottonwood (Populus deltoides) of Bald Hill Prairie Preserve, 5502 N. Silver Creek Rd., Mt. Morris, Ill. Bald Hill, one of the few places of such exemplary topographical...

April Tree of the Month 2024

NLI’s Legacy Tree Program announces the April Tree of the Month is the Bebb Willow (Salix bebbiana), Height: 27 feet 3-inches, Crown Spread: 20 feet 9.5 inches, Circumference: 32-inches. This legacy tree may not be large, but it sure is for its kind! Bebb Willow is a...

March Tree of the Month 2024

NLI’s Legacy Tree Program announces the featured tree of the month for March is a Black Maple (Acer nigrum) growing on the public right-of-way along Moody Road west of Rockton, which measures as the new State Champion! Height: 73 feet, Crown Spread: 78 ft-3 inches,...
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