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Fall Color Guided Walk

Take an Autumn Amble through the Ground Cover Garden and immerse yourself in the best that Fall has to offer.

Fall Color Guided Walk

Take an Autumn Amble through the Ground Cover Garden and immerse yourself in the best that Fall has to offer.

Fall Color Guided Walk

Take an Autumn Amble through the Ground Cover Garden and immerse yourself in the best that Fall has to offer.

Lake Marmo Guided Walk

Sample a variety of collections and landscapes as you stroll from the Visitor Center to Lake Marmo.

Tram to Trails

Enjoy an early fall tour of the Arboretum in 2 forms: a tram tour and a guided walk in one.

Autumn in the Prairie Guided Walk

Take a walk and enjoy a late summer afternoon among the fall colors of the Schulenberg Prairie.

Tram to Trails

The tram will depart from the tram circle and visitors will hear the regular tram narration to Big Rock.  At the visitor station, you will disembark and walk with a docent along the Woodland Trail for 30 minutes, then get back on the tram and finish the regular tram narration and return to the tram circle.  Woodland Trail highlights include a hilly, shaded woodland trail.  It is often good for birding.
 

Grass Identification and Ecology - Sold Out

Sold out! Wait list available: call 630-719-2468. Learn to identify the grasses that add beauty and interest to the summer and fall landscape at The Morton Arboretum. New section opened: Wednesday September 17-Thursday, September 18, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Inside the Collections: Fanciful Crabapple Fruits-Canceled

The collection dates back from the 1920’s and includes many cultivars. Management and cultivation of crabapple species is a central focus of the east side collection. Join us and learn more about our vibrant cultivars at The Morton Arboretum. Tuesday, October 14, 9:00-11:00 a.m.

Beginning Beekeeping

Get started beekeeping with The Morton Arboretum’s own beekeeper. 4 Tuesdays, September 23-October 14, 6:00-8:00 p.m.

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