Chicago Trees Need Your Help in Summer Drought!

It’s been a scorcher of a summer and the trees in the Chicago Parks could really use some help. Friends of the Park is hoping that you can help save some on the 10,000 young trees that have been planted over the last 3 years. These trees need to be watered regularly and the park district just doesn’t have the manpower to keep up. Explains Erma Tranter, president of Friends of the Parks, “We’re in a crisis situation with the hottest summer in history.” Without providing this additional water, Chicago residents could suffer “a tremendous loss of trees, and the environmental benefits they provide by shading and cooling neighborhoods.”

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Posted on: July 25th, 2012 by Gette

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