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  • Getting Ahead of Invasive Species: The Morton Arboretum Restoration Forum

    Threats from invasive species are some of the biggest challenges facing our natural areas today.
  • Telling the story of nature

    Kids and kids at heart gather around docents at the new Discovery Cart, waiting for a story.
  • Illumination: coming this holiday season

    Join us this holiday season as The Morton Arboretum is transformed into an interactive wonderland of color and light during its first-ever winter lights event, Illumination: See Trees in a Different Light.
  • Glass Pumpkin Patch preview

    Save the date for the Glass Pumpkin Patch, a cornucopia of unique blown-glass artwork set against a backdrop of the Arboretum’s colorful trees.
  • September special events in The Arboretum Store

    This month, get everything you need to spruce up your home from the inside out.
  • Art at the Arb

    Explore the arts this autumn at the Arboretum, with a variety of events for everyone in the family.