On the afternoon of June 21, The Morton Arboretum was made aware of a car on fire near Parking Lot 11 on the East side. The DuPage County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the cause of the fire. No further details are available at this time.
Friday, May 12 is National Public Gardens Day, a chance to celebrate our nation’s public gardens and the role they play in creating awareness and support for critical scientific and environmental research, conservation and education.
London-based Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI), the organization that represents the world’s botanic gardens and partner of The Morton Arboretum, has an answer to the question ‘how many tree species exist in the world?’