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  • Perfect prairie? No, but a pioneer

    When Ray Schulenberg and other Morton Arboretum staff members set out to recreate a prairie on an eight-acre patch of farmland 51 years ago, there were no instructions to follow.
  • Golden days on the prairie

    Late summer is the best time to enjoy the Schulenberg Prairie, and imagine what the Illinois landscape was like when the settlers arrived in this rippling sea of grasses and other plants.
  • Seed collecting 101

    Volunteer seed collectors enhance the Schulenberg Prairie restoration.
  • Favorite places, special memories

    Where do you go to make memories?
  • Biking at the Arb

    Bike nine miles of paved roads that wind through our magnificent tree collections.
  • Summer splash: Ways to play with water in the Children’s Garden

    Cool off this summer with a water tour of the Children’s Garden