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Press releases from The Morton Arboretum.

BUST MYTHS AND PICK UP GREEN TIPS AT THE MORTON ARBORETUM'S ECOFEST

Join us for EcoFest, Sunday, April 21 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and meet the experts from EcoMyths Alliance and The Morton Arboretum as they bust some common ecological misconceptions and share tips on making the world a greener, healthier and more beautiful place. This event is free with Arboretum admission.

OAK TREE RESEARCHER FROM THE MORTON ARBORETUM AWARDED FULBRIGHT SCHOLARSHIP

The Morton Arboretum is pleased to announce that Senior Research Scientist Andrew L. Hipp, Ph.D., has been named a 2013-2014 Fulbright Scholar. This is the first Fulbright awarded to a researcher at the Arboretum.

TREES TAGGED IN CHICAGO FOR ARBOR DAY

In celebration of Arbor Day, The Morton Arboretum is hanging tree tags that call attention to the personal benefits of trees.

CELEBRATE ARBOR WEEK AT THE MORTON ARBORETUM

LISLE, IL (April 9, 2013) – Celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day at The Morton Arboretum through a full week of activities, April 21-28, including planting a tree on the Arboretum grounds with Curious George, busting myths at EcoFest and the annual Arbor Day Plant Sale.
 
"Celebrating Arbor Day is a way to teach our children—and remind adults, too—why trees matter and encourage them to plant and care for trees throughout their lifetimes," says Lesley Kolaya, manager of youth and family programs.

ART IN ACTION AT THE MORTON ARBORETUM

Live demonstrations take center stage at this year’s Nature Artists’ Guild spring exhibit at The Morton Arboretum.

"LOOKING UP" TO CREATE A GREENER, HEALTHIER, MORE BEAUTIFUL WORLD

Climb a tree and watch professional arborist demonstrations at "Looking Up," The Morton Arboretum's Annual Dinner Party held on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 6 p.m.

ARBOR DAY 10K HELPS THE MORTON ARBORETUM PLANT, PROTECT TREES

LISLE, IL (February 27, 2013) – Help The Morton Arboretum plant and protect trees by participating in the 3rd annual Arbor Day 10K run Sunday, April 21, 2013.
 
“It’s a challenging and picturesque course that winds over rolling terrain and through early spring woodlands,” says Pete Linsner, a past 10K participant. David Marin, a fellow runner, adds that he enjoys the challenge of this particular course. “The hills make the course interesting, and you really have to pace yourself.

NEW, INTERACTIVE EXHIBIT CELEBRATES 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF STERLING MORTON LIBRARY

The Sterling Morton Library is turning 50! To celebrate, the library is launching a new exhibit titled Tales and Treasures, showcasing 50 rare and unique objects from the library’s collections.

BIG BUGS ARE INVADING THE MORTON ARBORETUM

Descending around Meadow Lake this Mother’s Day weekend will be David Rogers’ Big Bugs. The exhibit will be open from May 10 to September 8 and will be free with Arboretum admission.

UNWIND AFTER WORK WITH WEDNESDAYS, WOODS & WINE

Grab your friends and co-workers and take in the scenic views of Meadow Lake as we gather in the Ginkgo Restaurant on Wednesdays, February 20 through March 27, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. for The Morton Arboretum’s Wednesdays, Woods & Wine.

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