Category Other Event of Interest
Date(s) - Sun Aug 21, 2022
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Hosted by West Cook Wild Ones
From oaks to maples to elms: trees changed the course of American history. Native Americans knew trees provided the necessities of life, from food to transportation to shelter. Trees built America’s railroads, influenced our literature and poetry, and informed our music. Discover the roles of a few of our favorite trees in building our nation—and their symbolism and influence on the way we think—as you reflect on the trees most meaningful to you.