• Close up of witch-hazel flowers Each flower has four slender strap-shaped petals 3⁄8–3⁄4 inches long, yellow in color
    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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  • A grove of pine trees with a paved path winding through the trees. Several people are walking on the trail, another is looking at an interpretive sign, while others are sitting on a bench.
    Hikes

    Enjoy the unique beauty of The Morton Arboretum’s trees 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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  • 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.  

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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

Origami winged horse cast out of white metal
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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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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Trees Need Champions

Trees need us now. Their survival depends on people taking action to protect and preserve them. Like the Arboretum, you can be a champion of trees.

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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.