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  • The Champion of Trees

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

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  • Just Right

    Before you plant a tree, visit The Morton Arboretum to see it in its full-grown glory and make sure it’s the right tree for your place.

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  • A Walk in the Woods

    Stroll through the awakening woods at The Morton Arboretum and enjoy it even more with nature knowledge from classes and nature walks.  

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  • You Can Help

    You can be a champion of trees like The Morton Arboretum with simple actions in your own back yard and your own community. 

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  • A Greener Future

    With scientific research at home and conservation leadership around the world, The Morton Arboretum works for the future of trees.  

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  • One Brick at a Time

    Your gift of a brick for The Morton Arboretum’s Tribute Walkway is a step on the road toward a better future for trees.  

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Trees need champions like you!

For the fourth year, the Arboretum and volunteers are hanging message tags on trees in Chicago and many suburbs. Find out what they encourage you to do!

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Spring is here

Our collections grow greener and brighter by the day. Get the scoop on the current signs of spring at The Morton Arboretum.

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Brilliance in Bloom Dinner Party

Celebrate and support the Arboretum's mission at our annual dinner party on May 16. 

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Northern Illinois Tree Selector

NEW! Looking for a tree to plant? Our selector suggests the best options for your site. Answer a few questions and receive expert advice on trees that will succeed.

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Support Us

Donor support keeps The Morton Arboretum growing.

Your generous gift will advance our mission to plant and protect trees—for a greener, healthier, and more beautiful world.