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IDNR Tree Health Toolkit Loan Box

The Illinois Department of Natural Resources Tree Health Toolkit contains activities and equipment for identifying and assessing trees in your schoolyard and identifying insects that are harmful to trees. This tool kit was developed by The Morton Arboretum.

Suggested Grades  6– 12
IDNR Tool Kit 5
Weight  10 lbs.
Dimensions 26" L x 16" W x 14" H

Standards Explored

MS-LS2-4 Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics
HS-LS2-7 Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics



Binoculars instructions sheet
Contents checklist
Contents checklist key
Evaluation page and postage-paid envelope (located in binder pocket)
IDNR Division of Education promo page
IDNR resources trunks and packs for loan promo page
Tree health toolkit introduction
Tree health toolkit Lessons


Binoculars - 5
Forest Trees of Illinois book - 2
Diameter breast height (DBH) tape – 3
How to Identify, Prevent and Control Oak Wilt brochure
Management of Invasive Plants and Pests of Illinois book

*Note: All activity books and worksheets should be copied before use or downloaded at