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  • It’s Back: Wednesdays, Woods & Wine "Unplugged"

    Unwind after work with Wednesdays, Woods & Wine.
  • THE MORTON ARBORETUM APPOINTS NEW CURATOR AND HEAD OF COLLECTIONS

    The Morton Arboretum has appointed Matt Lobdell as the institution’s new curator and head of collections.
  • THE MORTON ARBORETUM RECOGNIZED FOR EXCELLENCE IN ECOLOGICAL RESTORATION

    The Chicago Wilderness alliance recently honored The Morton Arboretum for achieving the Excellence in Ecological Restoration accreditation. The Chicago Wilderness Excellence in Ecological Restoration program showcases excellence in conservation leadership and site-based restoration by recognizing high-quality natural areas and the organizations that manage them.
  • THE MORTON ARBORETUM’S EDIBLE GARDENING SERIES RETURNS THIS SPRING

    March will mark the return of The Morton Arboretum’s popular Edible Gardening Workshop series, which will showcase unique ideas, resources and techniques for incorporating edible plants and trees into landscapes and home gardens. The five-part series taking place Saturdays throughout March and April will be led by top gardening experts including Bill Shores, manager for Rick Bayless’ organic garden, and “Kiss My Aster” author Amanda Thomsen.
  • Help your Christmas tree live on

    If you make sure your Christmas tree is recycled into mulch or compost to improve soil and protect plants, you’ll know it didn’t go to waste.
  • Enchanted Railroad is back with a brand-new theme

    Building a railroad, even an enchanted one, is a serious undertaking. “More than 100 hours of design and installation go into making our Enchanted Railroad a reality,” said Special Events Coordinator Diana Fischer-Woods, of the event that has long been a favorite of visitors.