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    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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  • Winter Hikes

    Enjoy the unique beauty of The Morton Arboretum’s trees in winter with one of these recommended hikes.

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    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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    We Depend on You

    Magnificent trees, glorious seasonal color, sweeping vistas: your support preserves all this and more at The Morton Arboretum for generations to come.

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

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Enchanted Railroad

Enjoy a model railway that coasts through a pint-sized Arboretum grounds at a child-friendly height. Only through February 19.

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Husky Heroes

On Saturday, January 28, and Sunday, January 29, meet amazing Siberian huskies and marvel at their athletic skills!

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Whiskey Dinner

Join us  January 20, for a whiskey-inspired menu paired with four whiskey drinks. As you dine, learn how important trees are to good whiskey.

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Not All Classrooms Have Walls

Learn by doing! Try classes for adults or children, from photography and art to gardening and bird-watching to tree expertise and conservation training. 

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Be a champion of trees. Your membership and philanthropic gifts support research, conservation, and education initiatives at The Morton Arboretum. Every contribution makes a difference for trees—and the people who rely on them.