Oaktober Tree Giveaway at Alter - 10.07.23

Time: 1:00 PM

Location: Alter Brewing Company

Join the Downers Grove Park District at Alter Brewing Company as we celebrate OAKtober Oak Awareness Month. Patrons will receive a FREE 1-gallon oak tree to plant in their own yard (while supplies last) PLUS 50% off your first beer at Alter from 1-3pm!

Oak varieties (while supplies last and subject to change) include:

  • Bur Oak
  • Chinquapin Oak
  • Red Oak
  • White Oak
  • Blackgum 

Location: Alter Brewing Company, 2300 Wisconsin Ave, Downers Grove, IL

The Benefits of Trees

Trees do amazing things for our health and comfort. Trees clean the air and water, help manage stormwater, help cool and save energy, improve property values, create habitat for wildlife, and provide significant social and health benefits. In short, trees improve quality of life.

Want to learn more? Here are a few resources that discuss the benefits of trees, supported by science.

Benefits of Trees and Urban Forests: A Research List

The Scientific Benefits of Trees: A Literature Review

University of Washington, Livable Cities: Green Health