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Illumination: coming this holiday season

Join us this holiday season as The Morton Arboretum is transformed into an interactive wonderland of color and light during its first-ever winter lights event, Illumination: See Trees in a Different Light.

Glass Pumpkin Patch preview

Save the date for the Glass Pumpkin Patch, a cornucopia of unique blown-glass artwork set against a backdrop of the Arboretum’s colorful trees.

September special events in The Arboretum Store

This month, get everything you need to spruce up your home from the inside out.

Art at the Arb

Explore the arts this autumn at the Arboretum, with a variety of events for everyone in the family.

Tails on the Trails Returns to the Arboretum

Back by popular demand, bring your four-legged friends to explore The Morton Arboretum this spring at Tails on the Trails.

The Arboretum’s new beekeeper

Welcome the Arboretum’s newest beekeeper, Greg Fischer.

Find "sweet" items this month at The Arboretum Store

This September, The Arboretum Store is your source for sweet gifts, featuring the area’s best selection of honey- and bee-themed products.

Perfect prairie? No, but a pioneer

When Ray Schulenberg and other Morton Arboretum staff members set out to recreate a prairie on an eight-acre patch of farmland 51 years ago, there were no instructions to follow.

Seed collecting 101

Volunteer seed collectors enhance the Schulenberg Prairie restoration.

Golden days on the prairie

Late summer is the best time to enjoy the Schulenberg Prairie, and imagine what the Illinois landscape was like when the settlers arrived in this rippling sea of grasses and other plants.

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