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  • 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.
  • TREES TAGGED IN CHICAGO FOR ARBOR DAY

    In celebration of Arbor Day, The Morton Arboretum is hanging tree tags that call attention to the personal benefits of trees.
  • CELEBRATE ARBOR WEEK AT THE MORTON ARBORETUM

    LISLE, IL (April 9, 2013) – Celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day at The Morton Arboretum through a full week of activities, April 21-28, including planting a tree on the Arboretum grounds with Curious George, busting myths at EcoFest and the annual Arbor Day Plant Sale.
     
    "Celebrating Arbor Day is a way to teach our children—and remind adults, too—why trees matter and encourage them to plant and care for trees throughout their lifetimes," says Lesley Kolaya, manager of youth and family programs.
  • Art In Action at The Morton Arboretum

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    Live demonstrations take center stage at this year’s Nature Artists’ Guild spring exhibit at The Morton Arboretum.

    For more than 25 years, the Nature Artists’ Guild of The Morton Arboretum has been showcasing its members’ talent in its annual spring exhibit. On Saturday, April 6 and Sunday, April 7, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., visitors can enjoy this year’s exhibit of more than 100 original pieces. There will be artworks in a variety of media, some available for purchase.