Conservation and restoration

Learn more about conservation and restoration from the experts at The Morton Arboretum. Plant trees and restore our urban forest and woodland treasures. Expand your knowledge of invasive plants, learn to develop a conservation site plan, or become a Woodland Steward. 

Conservation and restoration classes

View the current offerings from The Morton Arboretum that bring you closer to nature through conservation and restoration learning and field work. View current class listings  

Openland TreeKeepers®

The Morton Arboretum has partnered with Openlands to bring Openlands TreeKeepers® to the western suburbs of Chicago. Get hands-on training to become a steward of the trees in your community. learn more

Woodland Stewardship Program

Interested in learning more about the maintenance and restoration of natural areas? Through classroom study and practical field experience at The Morton Arboretum, the Woodland Stewardship Program (WSP) provides the knowledge and experience necessary to be a thoughtful caretaker, either as a Woodland Steward or as a Steward Supervisor. learn more