Just as they need water and sunlight, trees need each and every one of us to thrive. This Arbor Day, The Morton Arboretum is bringing attention to the actions Chicagoans can take in their daily lives to care for trees–so crucial to the future of our city and region–with two public events taking place in Chicago.
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- Trees improve our lives in so many ways, from cleaning the air and reducing the need for energy to beautifying our communities. This Arbor Day weekend, join The Morton Arboretum to celebrate trees and all of the benefits they provide us.
Nature Connects®: Art with LEGO® Bricks by Sean Kenney is coming to The Morton Arboretum July 17-November 1, 2015! Here are some amazing facts about these LEGO brick sculptures crafted by Sean Kenney, the world’s first LEGO Certified Professional.
- This summer will be built on fun as Nature Connects®: Art with LEGO® Bricks by Sean Kenney debuts at The Morton Arboretum. LEGO fans of all ages will be dazzled by the exhibit that features larger-than-life sculptures of nature’s top attractions, carefully crafted from nearly half a million LEGO bricks by award-winning artist Sean Kenney.
- This May and June, The Morton Arboretum offers “tree-riffic” special events, programs for children and families and adult classes to welcome summer. In May, we’ll again welcome dogs and their companions for Tails on the Trails, a day of hiking, pet demonstrations, and a pet expo on May 9. Celebrate trees, learn about some of the rarest growing on our grounds and discover more about the Arboretum’s conservation efforts and what you can do to help on Endangered Species Day, May 15.
- The annual Arbor Day Plant Sale returns to The Morton Arboretum April 24-26, with a unique selection of more than 300 types of plants and trees. The popular event draws hundreds, from novice to expert, looking for plants chosen by experts from the Arboretum for their garden.
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