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  • NEWS RELESE: ILLUMINATION: TREE LIGHTS AT THE MORTON ARBORETUM RETURNS THIS NOVEMBER

    Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum returns this November with more lights, sights and sounds that will transform a Chicago-area wintertime walk in the woods into a colorful, inspiring experience like no other.
  • THE MORTON ARBORETUM WELCOMES BACK DESTINATION ASIA FESTIVAL

    This August 1-2, explore fascinating Eastern cultures at The Morton Arboretum’s Destination Asia Festival. The festival will showcase traditional Asian music and dance, arts and athletic demonstrations, authentic cuisine, and the Arboretum’s diverse collection of trees from China, Japan, and Korea.
  • NEWS RELEASE: THE MORTON ARBORETUM COMPLETES LIGHTING UPGRADE, REDUCES ENERGY CONSUMPTION

    As part of its continued commitment to sustainability, The Morton Arboretum has completed an LED lighting upgrade throughout its buildings. This upgrade was made possible by a grant from the Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation (ICECF).
  • NEWS RELEASE: REGISTRATION OPEN FOR 8TH INTERNATIONAL OAK SOCIETY CONFERENCE

    June 10, 2015 The Morton Arboretum will welcome renowned researchers from around the world as the 8th International Oak Society Conference convenes Oct. 18-Oct. 21. Presenters will discuss the latest information on research, management, ethnobotany and conservation of oaks, many of which are keystone species in ecosystems, streetscapes, and gardens around the world.
  • NEWS RELEASE: TRAVEL THE CONTINENT WITH THE MORTON ARBORETUM’S PASSPORT EUROPE FESTIVAL

    June 9, 2015

    Cross the pond to experience the fascinating cultures and long-held traditions of Europe at The Morton Arboretum’s Passport Europe Summer Festival, Saturday, June 20 and Sunday, June 21.

  • NEWS RELEASE: BRILLIANCE IN BLOOM DINNER PARTY RAISES MORE THAN $300,000 FOR PROGRAMS OF THE MORTON ARBORETUM

    On Saturday, May 16, The Morton Arboretum welcomed nearly 450 guests to the Brilliance in Bloom Dinner Party in support of the institution’s tree-focused work.