Past - Present - Future A Legacy Bur Oak Tree in DuPage County

The Hobson Oak was DuPage County’s oldest bur oak at approximately 250 years of age when it was removed in November 2016.

Approximately 200 Hobson Oak seedlings were available for purchase, and all have found their forever homes!

Artisans are currently creating artwork from pieces of the Hobson Oak. Check this site for upcoming auctions.

Recent Pictures

Some of the latest pictures from the Hobson Oak project.

“Oaks support more forms of life and more fascinating interactions than any other tree genus in North America.” ~ Doug Tallamy