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  • Pine trees a varying sizes on a hillside
    The Champion of Trees

    The Morton Arboretum, a 1,700-acre living museum, champions trees throughout the world via scientific study, conservation, and advocacy.

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    Double Your Impact

    Make a gift to the Growing Brilliantly campaign, and the $1 Million Hamill Family Challenge will help you do twice as much good. 

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    Hike the Arboretum

    Enjoy the unique beauty of The Morton Arboretum’s trees and early spring woodland ephemerals with one of these recommended hikes.

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  • Children looking at a samples of tree leaves
    Budding Scientists

    Grow tree stewards of the future by inspiring creativity and learning at the many education programs just for youth at The Morton Arboretum.

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    Benefits of Trees

    Embrace all that trees have to offer—keeping us healthy to providing cleaner air, creating safer cities and increased home values, and surrounding us in beauty.

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    A Greener Future

    With scientific research at home and conservation leadership around the world, The Morton Arboretum is leading in the work to save trees.  

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To plant and protect trees for a greener, healthier, and more beautiful world

Origami Horses
Origami in the Garden

Masters of the Japanese art of folding paper create delicate shapes. Then an artist casts them as large metal sculptures. See them now through October 22. 

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Wine and Art Walk

On August 19 and 20, sip wine and shop for nature-themed artwork as you stroll around Meadow Lake. Browse this juried art show featuring Midwest artists.

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Annual Dinner Party

Join us Saturday, September 23, for this annual celebration that raises funds in support of the Arboretum's work as the champion of trees.

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Farm-to-Table Dinner

On Thursday or Friday, August 24 or 25, enjoy an elegant dinner featuring fresh, local ingredients, served al fresco in the White Pine Pavilion. 

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Darrell Jackson standing by trees
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"This is a place of great talent and fresh energy addressing many key issues facing our communities. I tell people all the time, 'If you want lasting impact, support The Morton Arboretum.' "

Darrell Jackson
Arboretum Board of Trustees