Mystery Animal Seen Lurking In Bloomingdale PreserveThe Meacham Grove Forest Preserve is 252 magnificent acres of prairies, fishing spots, jogging and bike trails and thick woodlands. In those woods, something lurks. CBS 2's Mike Parker reports.
Students Plant Trees At School For Arbor DayFor Arbor Day, the city of Chicago has embarked on a tree-planting frenzy.
Trees Could Use Watering and Mulching During Snow Drought, Experts SayExperts say the lack of snow -- coming off of an extremely dry summer -- is literally stressing trees out. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
Leaves Already Changing Color A Sign Of Drought, Not Early FallHave you seen them yet? Some trees and shrubs in the Chicago area have been changing colors, a month before the official start of autumn. We got to wondering if this is an early sign of fall, or a sign of trouble.
Highland Park Officials To Residents: You Can't Lop The Tops Off Your TreesThe city of Highland Park has a warning for its homeowners: you can't just lop off the tops of trees -- even if they're on your property.
Protecting The Trees At Your House From The DroughtWith most of Illinois having been classified as being in severe drought, it’s not only farmers who are suffering. Plenty of homeowners have seen their prized plants shriveling, and their trees shedding leaves.
Hot, Dry Weather Putting Stress On Local PlantsChicago’s hot, dry weather already has some trees and shrubs showing fall colors at the Morton Arboretum.
Tags Remind Chicagoans Of The Value Of TreesStarting Friday, big, green tags will be appearing on trees throughout downtown, as part of an effort in this week before Arbor Day to remind people of the benefits of trees.
'Dangerously High' Tree Pollen Makes For Miserable Allergies
Warm Weather Has Plants Blooming Before Winter EndsIt's hard to believe spring doesn't even start until Tuesday, but already flowers are blooming, and trees are budding.
Pick-A-Side: Which Is Your Favorite Thing About Spring?
The Latest Metal Item To Steal For Scrap: Iron Grates Around TreesThe decorative iron grates at the base of trees in the city are heavy -- up to 175 pounds – and they're in plain view. But that’s not stopping thieves. CBS 2's Kristyn Hartman reports.
2 Investigators: Could Deaths From Falling Trees Have Been Prevented?CBS 2's Dave Savini investigated the lack of proper tree inspections that is being blamed for causing deaths and injuries to people on roadways, walking paths and even at a golf course.
Fall Into Color At Morton ArboretumThe Morton Arboretum is a true treasure of nature, located right here in the western suburbs. While staying true to its mission of planting and conserving trees, the internationally acclaimed arboretum offers learning opportunities for all ages...
Best Fall Colors Coming Soon To Chicago AreaSome trees have stayed green longer than usual this year because of the warm weather we have had, but that will change soon.