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  • BLOOM REPORT FROM THE MORTON ARBORETUM: WEEK OF APRIL 11

    LISLE, Ill. (April 17, 2014) — Each year, The Morton Arboretum’s grounds erupt with fragrant blooming flowers and woody plants. Ed Hedborn is the Arboretum’s monitors and reports on the Arboretum’s blooms each week during the spring season. For the latest bloom updates from the Arboretum, visit mortonarb.org/whats-in-bloom or call the Bloom 'n Color Hotline at 630-719-7955.
  • GET READY FOR A DOGGONE GOOD TIME AT THE MORTON ARBORETUM’S TAILS ON THE TRAILS

    The Morton Arboretum invites four-legged friends and their owners to roam 16 miles of woods, prairies and other natural landscapes during the Tails on the Trails event Saturday, May 24. The day will also include several dog-friendly activities and offerings by Meadow Lake from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine.
  • Plant Health Care Report Issue 2014-1

    The Scouting Report of The Morton Arboretum for April 4, 2014.
  • THE MORTON ARBORETUM’S NEW APP OFFERS MEMBERS, VISITORS A FRESH LOOK AT ITS 1,700 ACRES

    LISLE, Ill. (MARCH 28, 2014)—The Morton Arboretum has released its first-ever mobile app, featuring an easy-to-navigate menu of options that includes a GPS-coordinated map pinpointing the Arboretum’s most popular points of interest. Also at visitors’ fingertips is information about the Arboretum’s events, exhibits and classes for all ages, as well as self-guided tours.
  • A Symphony Amongst the Trees: The Chicago Symphony Orchestra Returns to the Arboretum

    Tickets NOW available for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra concert series, June 26-28.
  • THE MORTON ARBORETUM ASKS VISITORS TO DRESS LIKE A TREE, GET IN FREE ON ARBOR DAY 2014

    LISLE, Ill. (March 28, 2014) – This April 25, The Morton Arboretum is celebrating Arbor Day with a slate full of fun events, including the first-ever chance to visit for free by dressing up like your favorite tree.  Children under 12 participating in the promotion will then have the chance to win a prize in our “Tree-Riffic Costume Contest,” held outside of our Children’s Garden.