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The Morton Arboretum welcomes Christine Rollinson, Ph.D., as a Forest Ecologist in the institution’s Center for Tree Science.
As part of its $63 million Growing Brilliantly capital campaign, The Morton Arboretum announces the launch of the $1 Million Hamill Family Challenge
The Morton Arboretum’s Edible Gardening Workshop series returns this March.
The Morton Arboretum has named Murphy Westwood, Ph.D. Director of the institution’s Global Tree Conservation Program.
Tree champions can take to a beautiful, tree-lined course during The Morton Arboretum’s seventh-annual 10K race on Sunday, April 23.
From May 19 - October 22, The Morton Arboretum welcomes Origami in the Garden, a series of large-scale metal sculptures inspired by the Japanese art of paper folding.
Children can spend the long, sunny days of June, July and August immersed in the fascinating world of nature during The Morton Arboretum’s 2017 Summer Science Camp

Spring into The Morton Arboretum with a host of events and programs for all ages that celebrate a season of blooming as well as the Arboretum’s signature holiday, Arbor Day.

See Siberian sled dogs dash through the tree-lined grounds of The Morton Arboretum and interact with these energetic and friendly dogs when Husky Heroes returns to The Morton Arboretum, January 28-29, 2017.
For the second year in a row, The Morton Arboretum has welcomed more than one million visitors in a single year.