• 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

An origami boat lifted high into the air by olive branches that serve as oars
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 May 19 through October 22. 

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Wine Tasting

On Thursday, May 25, sample wine while you stroll through Arbor Court, Ground Cover Garden, and Hedge Garden. Then place an order for your favorite wines.

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Craft Beer Festival

Spend Saturday, June 24 sampling local favorites and exploring new beers from 40 breweries, surrounded by summer's beauty at the Arboretum.

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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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Inside of a greenhouse with young plants growing
Room to Grow

Arboretum plants are finding a home in new greenhouses constructed with help from donors to the $63 million Growing Brilliantly campaign.

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