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  • The journey of 13-larger-than-life LEGO® brick sculptures

    How does someone move a Galpagos tortoise built from more than 23,000 LEGO® bricks and measuring more than five feet long to an island surrounded by pond water? Very carefully and with the help of some friends, as it turns out.
  • Getting together to plant trees

    Hopeful young oaks and hackberries are taking root in the Lincoln Hill subdivision in unincorporated Milton Township south of Glen Ellyn. They’re a sign of progress, made with help from The Morton Arboretum, toward recovery from the scourge of the emerald ash borer.
  • NEWS RELESE: ILLUMINATION: TREE LIGHTS AT THE MORTON ARBORETUM RETURNS THIS NOVEMBER

    Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum returns this November with more lights, sights and sounds that will transform a Chicago-area wintertime walk in the woods into a colorful, inspiring experience like no other.
  • The Ginkgo Restaurant introduces new dishes featuring local and sustainable ingredients

    The Ginkgo Restaurant has some new dishes in store for hungry visitors. The Arboretum's Executive Chef Danny Ovanin shares his thoughts on what to expect from many of the new menu offerings.
  • Plant Health Care Report issue 2015-9

    The scouting report of The Morton Arboretum for July 24, 2015.
  • Plant Health Care Report GDD update July 17, 2015

    The growing degree update from The Morton Arboretum for July 17, 2015.