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  • DAVID ROGERS’ BIG BUGS INVADES THE MORTON ARBORETUM

    LISLE, IL (April 30, 2013) – Larger-than-life insects are invading Chicagoland this summer, as The Morton Arboretum celebrates the world of bugs with David Rogers' Big Bugs exhibition. 
     
    From May 10 - September 8, the Arboretum will be a hive of activity highlighting our insect world.  Stare up in amazement at twelve larger-than-life insect sculptures and feel what it's like to be a bug!
  • THE FACTS ON THE EMERALD ASH BORER

    As Chicago presents a new plan to treat its ash trees for the Emerald ash borer, The Morton Arboretum wants to remind media and homeowners of the facts about these insects.
  • THE MORTON ARBORETUM WILL REMAIN CLOSED THROUGH THE WEEKEND DUE TO FLOODING

    LISLE, IL (April 19, 2013) - The Morton Arboretum will remain closed to the public Saturday and Sunday, April 20-21, 2013, due to extensive flooding. The Arboretum has been closed since Thursday, April 18. 
     
    All public events, including the Arbor Day 10K and EcoFest, scheduled for Sunday, April 21, are canceled. All Saturday and Sunday classes are canceled. All Saturday and Sunday Scout programs and Children's Garden birthday parties are canceled.
  • ARBOR DAY TREE TAGS TEACH CHICAGOANS THAT EVERY TREE MATTERS

    Commuters in downtown Chicago are noticing brightly lit, oversized tags hanging from the trees. These tags, hung by volunteers from The Morton Arboretum and BMO Harris Bank on Friday, April 19, adorn more than 1,700 downtown trees as well as an additional 2,000 trees in the Chicago suburbs.
  • BUST MYTHS AND PICK UP GREEN TIPS AT THE MORTON ARBORETUM'S ECOFEST

    Join us for EcoFest, Sunday, April 21 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and meet the experts from EcoMyths Alliance and The Morton Arboretum as they bust some common ecological misconceptions and share tips on making the world a greener, healthier and more beautiful place. This event is free with Arboretum admission.
  • OAK TREE RESEARCHER FROM THE MORTON ARBORETUM AWARDED FULBRIGHT SCHOLARSHIP

    The Morton Arboretum is pleased to announce that Senior Research Scientist Andrew L. Hipp, Ph.D., has been named a 2013-2014 Fulbright Scholar. This is the first Fulbright awarded to a researcher at the Arboretum.