The Morton Arboretum is proud to announce the release of “Planted: Finding Your Roots in STEM Careers,” a podcast designed to give STEM-focused high school or early college students an introduction to the wide variety of environmentally-focused career paths available to them. The episodes feature tree and plant professionals at all stages of their respective careers—from an undergraduate intern exploring plant DNA, to a horticulture instructor at a community college, and an ethnopharmacologist studying plants used in traditional medicine and their potential ability to fight diseases such
The Morton Arboretum announces a new name for its highly regarded Woodland Stewardship Program: the Natural Areas Conservation Training (N-ACT) Program. The new name is meant to more closely underscore the program’s focus on all types of natural areas found in the region, including wetlands, prairies, woodlands and other natural habitats. The program will offer increased flexiblity to participants.
Celebrate the crisp first days of autumn with the 15th annual Fall Color 5K Run & Walk and Kid’s Dash on Sunday, September 30. Following the race through the Arboretum’s tree-lined east woods, participants will enjoy a post-race party complete with live music from This End Up.