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Friday, May 6 is National Public Gardens Day, a chance to recognize the country’s public gardens and the key scientific work they do.
The Morton Arboretum is partnering with the Illinois Tollway to enhance aesthetics and expand tree canopy coverage along the Illinois Tollway system
To celebrate Arbor Day and inspire Chicagoans to “Be a Tree Champion,” staff from The Morton Arboretum and a team of volunteers will be taking to the streets.
This April 29, Daley Plaza will go green during The Morton Arboretum’s second-annual Arbor Day Celebration and Pop-Up Plant Clinic.
Lining city streets and dotting parks and open spaces, trees are silent champions.
A national holiday to commemorate trees, Arbor Day has significant meaning at The Morton Arboretum.
The Morton Arboretum will celebrate its signature holiday with the return of its annual Arbor Day Plant Sale, open to the public April 30-May 1.
This May and June, The Morton Arboretum offers a spectacular line-up of special events, children and family programs and adult classes.
On Sunday, April 24, run for a greener, healthier, more beautiful world during The Morton Arboretum’s sixth-annual 10K race.
Registration is underway for The Morton Arboretum’s 2016 Summer Science Camp, which promotes active learning and outdoor exploration all summer long.

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