oak species

Bur Oak – 3713 Spring Valley Road, Long Grove


The owners report that they drive by this tree every time they leave or return home, admiring it for its size. AOF Director and Certified Arborist Shannon Westphal report that it is one of the largest bur oaks that they have seen in the area in a while. “It’s a real beauty”.


By |2019-11-24T08:43:08-06:00September 8th, 2019|Heritage Oaks|0 Comments

Bur Oak – 24400 Echo Lake Road, Hawthorn Woods


“Our property was like much of Lake Zurich part of a larger farming plot back in the 1800’s with one of the original settlers. Our kids got a kick out of learning more at the Era Historical Society Museum. The kids also were excited to learn the glacial history and relationship the […]

By |2019-09-06T20:25:00-05:00May 13th, 2019|Heritage Oaks|0 Comments

Oak Species – 1119 Betty Lane, Lake Zurich


“When we began to look for homes in Lake Zurich, I knew that I wanted to live in a wooded subdivision. I gasped when I saw our future property and the number of different bur oak. When I started to research oak trees, I found out just how important they are to […]

By |2019-09-06T20:22:18-05:00September 29th, 2018|Heritage Oaks|0 Comments