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  • AREA STUDENTS WIN NATIONAL ESSAY CONTEST, ANSWER “WHAT DID THE TREE SEE?”

    The Morton Arboretum, in partnership with the Alliance for Community Trees and Treetures® Environmental Education Program, is pleased to announce that three Chicago-area students are winners of a national essay contest, “What Did the Tree See?”
  • Plant and Discover

    Children and their parents can share the sensory experience of planting and growing in the Children’s Garden this spring as they learn gardening basics.
  • Why Arbor Day?

    How one tree lover changed the world through planting trees.
  • NEW, INTERACTIVE EXHIBIT CELEBRATES 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF STERLING MORTON LIBRARY

    The Sterling Morton Library is turning 50! To celebrate, the library is launching a new exhibit titled Tales and Treasures, showcasing 50 rare and unique objects from the library’s collections.
  • Leading and Learning

    Young volunteers in the Children’s Garden connect children and families with the natural world.
  • Take a Sneak Peek at Spring Blooms

    Starved for signs of spring? We’ve got the perfect adventure to fill you up.