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Public Relations Society of America
2014 Skyline Award for Integrated Communications - Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum

Publicity Club of Chicago
2014 Silver Trumpet Award for Public Relations - Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum

CMSA Spotlight Awards 
2009 Best CMS-Powered Non-Profit Sites

American Institute of Architects - Illinois
2007 The Morton Arboretum named as one of the 150 Great Places In Illinois
American Society of Landscape Architects (Colorado and Illinois Chapters)
2006 President's Award of Excellence for Landscape Design - Children's Garden
American Society of Civil Engineers - Illinois Section
2005 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement of the Year Under $5 Million
The Main Parking Lot
Illinois Engineering Council
2005 Outstanding Engineering Achievement Award
The Main Parking Lot
The Conservation Foundation
2005 Recognition Award
Environmentally-Sustainable Building Design (Visitor Center) and Main Parking Lot/Restoration of Meadow Lake
Midwest Construction Magazine
2005 Award of Merit: Site Landscaping
The Children's Garden
Concrete Construction Magazine
2005 One of Top 10 Projects for Decorative Concrete in Children's Garden
The Daily Herald

2005 Lisle Person of the Year - Gerry Donnelly, President and CEO
For vision and leadership in redeveloping the master site plan, which has made a significant difference in the community
2005 Conservation Leadership Award - Dr. George Ware, Dendrologist Emeritus
For research and community service improving diversity and health of urban forests
U.S. Forest Service
Outstanding Partner Organization Award
Presented in 2004 at Centennial Forum
National Arbor Day Foundation
2004 Arbor Day Celebration Award
American Society of Landscape Architects (Colorado Chapter)
2003 Honor Award in Planning and Urban Design
For Children's Garden Master Plan