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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 advocacy.

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  • Green Trails, Great Fun

    Enjoy gorgeous green vistas, 16 miles of trails, and a lively lineup of summer events at The Morton Arboretum.

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  • Nature Is Our Classroom

    The whole family can share a deeper experience of the natural world with knowledge from The Morton Arboretum’s classes and nature walks.

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  • In Your Community

    Outreach programs like the Community Trees Program bring Arboretum expertise into your own neighborhood.

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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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Unwind on Wednesdays

Wednesdays, Woods & Wine is back! Enjoy wine, live music, and light fare on Wednesday evenings, June 3-August 26.

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Theatre on nature's stage

Experience live action with Theatre-Hikes®. Walk along with actors performing among 1,700 acres of trees. Weekends, July-October.

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Our classrooms have no walls

Classes for adults and children, in areas ranging from nature writing and photography to wellness, botany, and gardening.

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Nature Connects® by Sean Kenney

464,770 LEGO® bricks + 4,170 hours of creativity = 13 larger-than-life displays inspired by nature! A Chicago-area exclusive: July 17 through November 1.

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Perennial Report 2014

Stories. Photos. Results! Read the Perennial Report to discover the many ways The Morton Arboretum championed trees in 2014.

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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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You Can Make a Difference

Trees need help more than ever before. As the champion of trees, The Morton Arboretum requires your support for research, conservation, education, and advocacy.

Your generosity, through membership and other gifts, will help us plant and protect trees. Be a champion in these challenging times.