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  • Celebrate, Honor, and Remember

    Spring is a time to celebrate. As Mother’s and Father’s Day, weddings, anniversaries, graduations and the like draw near, it can be difficult to pick out just the right gift. This year, consider a tribute gift: a unique way to celebrate special occasions.
    Choose from a list of existing trees that the Arboretum has available for dedication.
  • Best Spring Hikes

    Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Arboretum’s spring landscape with these wonderful walks.
  • Why Arbor Day?

    How one tree lover changed the world through planting trees.
  • Delightful and Durable

    The show-stopping bloom on new hydrangea shrubs in the Members’ Exclusive Plant Sale Catalog can’t be shut down even by harsh Chicago winters.
  • Stewards of the Woods

    It takes a special kind of dedication to become a Woodland Steward.
  • The History of the Sterling Morton Library

    A library has been an important feature of the Arboretum since its beginning.