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Tales and Treasures

The Sterling Morton Library is turning 50!

Check Out More Art in The Arboretum Store

Art lovers can find original, nature-inspired artwork for sale in The Arboretum Store year-round.

A Husky History Lesson

Huskies have been a tradition at the Arboretum for the last decade, but did you know they have had a significant place in American history for more than 100 years?

5 Outdoor Exercising Tips

Never mind the cold: Arb staff offer five tips for the best winter workout clothes designed to make outdoor exercise as comfortable as possible.

Best Winter Hikes

Stressed and looking for a prescription for tranquility? Consider a long quiet walk through the woods.

The Ultimate Chocolate How-To Guide

Have fun in the kitchen and learn to be a chocolatier, just like the pros!

Holiday gift giving guide

This year, find the perfect gift for the nature lover in your life at The Arboretum Store. Stop in or shop online and choose from thousands of unique nature-themed items. To help you check a few names off of your list, we asked Arboretum Store manager Jacqueline Fucilla for some of her top 2014 holiday gift picks.

Beat the Winter Blues

Don’t hibernate this winter. Get your family outdoors and discover this season’s exciting elements. From snowshoeing to scavenger hunts for kids, The Morton Arboretum presents a great selection of outdoor activities and classes to help you chill out and head outdoors.
 
Here’s a look at some of our winter offerings:
  • Adults can explore the woodlands and see how animals adapt to cold, learn the biology of birds and improve your plant identification skills through our natural history and ornithology classes. Want to explore your creativity?

What’s Your Favorite Spot?

Arboretum Facebook fans write about their favorite spots surrounded by 1,700 acres of trees.

Composting at the Ginkgo Restaurant

The Ginkgo Restaurant’s new composting initiative results in a significant reduction of garbage output.

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