VISIT & explore

Articles and stories


  • Take a class. Now’s the time.

    Invest in yourself, express creativity, and deepen your understanding of nature in our adult classes.
  • Openlands TreeKeepers™ debuts at the Arb

    In a forest, a tree can live for more than 100 years. But space-deprived and stressed trees in cities and suburbs may survive for only 15 years unless they receive special attention.
  • 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.
  • Fall family adventures

    As kids head back to school, the sun sets earlier, and colder winds return, the Arboretum’s woods and prairies are hopping with activity.
  • Active at the Arb

    Youth and family can experience the outdoors-and get fit doing it.
  • Telling the story of nature

    Kids and kids at heart gather around docents at the new Discovery Cart, waiting for a story.