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Press releases from The Morton Arboretum.

FALL COLOR REPORT FROM THE MORTON ARBORETUM: WEEK OF OCT. 18-24

Each year, The Morton Arboretum’s trees are a prime stop for area leaf-peepers, as many of the Arboretum’s 4,200 varieties of trees turn a brilliant palette of vibrant reds, oranges and golds. Ed Hedborn is the Arboretum’s official Fall Color Scout and reports on the Arboretum’s color each week during the season.

WEIDENBACH ELECTED TO THE MORTON ARBORETUM BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Joseph L. Weidenbach, Senior Vice President, Chicago Region Head for The Private Client Reserve of U. S. Bank, has been elected to the Board of Trustees of The Morton Arboretum.

FALL COLOR REPORT FROM THE MORTON ARBORETUM: WEEK OF OCT. 11-17

Each year, The Morton Arboretum’s trees are a prime stop for area leaf-peepers, as many of the Arboretum’s 4,200 varieties of trees turn a brilliant palette of vibrant reds, oranges and golds. Ed Hedborn is the Arboretum’s official Fall Color Scout and reports on the Arboretum’s color each week during the season.

TAKE PART IN A HOLLY JOLLY BREAKFAST WITH SANTA

On his way from the North Pole, Santa Claus is stopping at The Morton Arboretum this winter! Join us to create lasting memories for your family this holiday season with a special breakfast and a visit from St. Nick himself.

FALL COLOR REPORT FROM THE MORTON ARBORETUM: WEEK OF OCT. 4-10

Each year, The Morton Arboretum’s trees are a prime stop for area leaf-peepers, as many of the Arboretum’s 4,200 varieties of trees turn a brilliant palette of vibrant reds, oranges and golds. Ed Hedborn is the Arboretum’s official Fall Color Scout and reports on the Arboretum’s color each week during the season.

FIRST SIGNS OF FALL COLOR APPEAR AT THE MORTON ARBORETUM

Each year, The Morton Arboretum’s trees are a prime stop for area leaf-peepers, as many of the Arboretum’s 4,200 varieties of trees begin changing from green to a palette of vibrant reds, oranges and golds. Ed Hedborn is the Arboretum’s official Fall Color Scout and reports on the Arboretum’s color each week during the season.

LOCAL GLASS BLOWERS TO SHOWCASE THEIR ART AT THE MORTON ARBORETUM’S 2013 GLASS PUMPKIN PATCH

The Glass Pumpkin Patch returns to The Morton Arboretum this fall from October 16 through October 20, with more than 3,000 pieces of hand crafted glass pumpkins, apples, gourds, acorns and more for sale. This year, the Arboretum welcomes several new glassblowing artists from the Chicagoland area.

CAST YOUR STRAW VOTE FOR BEST SCARECROW AT THE MORTON ARBORETUM

The Scarecrow Trail returns to the Morton Arboretum this year, featuring 45 hay-men and-women decorated by local Girl and Boy Scouts.

URBAN TREE STUDY OFFERS INSIGHT INTO ENVIRONMENTAL, ECONOMIC IMPACT OF REGION’S TREES

The Morton Arboretum, in cooperation with the U.S. Forest Service, has today released the results of their “Urban Trees and Forests of the Chicago Region” study of trees in the seven-county Chicago region. The study provides the most comprehensive look ever at the structure of the Chicago region urban forest – defined as trees in Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Lake, McHenry and Will counties – as well as the environmental and economic value of those trees, based on widely used mathematical models.

THE MORTON ARBORETUM DEBUTS INNOVATIVE NEW LIGHTS EVENT

This holiday season, The Morton Arboretum’s trees will be transformed into an interactive kaleidoscope of color and light during its first-ever winter lights event, Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum. From November 22, 2013 to January 4, 2014, Illumination offers a holiday experience far beyond traditional twinkling lights, engaging the senses with dazzling projections, trees that respond to touch and sound, and vivid, electric colors throughout.

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