Mission messaging

  • Canopy of trees interwoven below the blue sky

    The Champion of Trees

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

  • A grove of trees

    Growing Brilliantly

    People need trees. Help preserve and protect trees in your community and around the world when you support the Growing Brilliantly campaign at the Arboretum.

  • A pine forest with a light dusting of snow and a visitor walking on a path

    Winter Hikes

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

  • A student with binoculars looking for birds

    Dig Deeper

    As an education leader, we engage students, families, teachers, and life-long learners to dig a little deeper into the science of trees.

  • Manicured hedges with a slight dusting of snow

    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.

  • Close up of a leaf and acorns

    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.  

The Morton Arboretum: To plant and protect trees for a greener, healthier, and more beautiful world.

Promotions

  • Dog Admission Day

    On Saturday, March 3 enjoy a “paw”fect day out with your dog as you explore all our hiking trails. 

    Guests walking their dog on the Arboretum grounds
  • 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. 

    Gloved hands potting spring flowers
  • Wonder Pond Makeover

    An enhanced Wonder Pond experience awaits visitors this spring, thanks to donors to the Growing Brilliantly campaign. Improvements are now underway!

    An artist rendering of the stepping stones area of Wonder Pond revamped with a new walkway around the pond. More seating and shade is also depicted.
  • Howl at the Moon

    On March 10 join Howl2GO Dueling Pianos for a night of  high-energy music centered around dance hits and party anthems. 

    Two piano players dueling on pianos

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