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  • Arboretum introduces new stroller-based fitness classes

    Calling all parents of little ones! Pack up your strollers, buckle in the kids, and head to The Morton Arboretum for our new stroller-based fitness classes. Join us from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. on Friday mornings in September and October as Kim Cuenca of Roots 2 Wings Yoga leads participants and their strollers through a fun fitness routine.
  • Celebrate the honey bee in September

    The honey bee may be little, but its job is anything but small. In fact, more than 75 percent of the food crops we eat rely on honey bees to grow. The Morton Arboretum relies on honey bees in the same way, relying on the little insects to produce the thousands of plants and trees on our grounds.
  • Plant Health Care Report issue 2014-16

    The Scouting Report of The Morton Arboretum for August 22, 2014.
  • THE MORTON ARBORETUM’S PLANT CLINIC CALLS ATTENTION TO IMPORTANCE OF TREE DIVERSITY

    A tiny metallic green pest not even the size of a penny, the emerald ash borer hardly seems capable of the destruction it has brought to the area. But millions of significantly weakened and dead ash trees throughout the seven-county Chicago region tell a different story.
  • CROSS THE POND WITH THE MORTON ARBORETUM’S NEW PASSPORT EUROPE FESTIVAL

    Explore the centuries-old traditions and fascinating cultures of European countries at The Morton Arboretum’s Passport Europe Summer Festival, Saturday, September 6 and Sunday, September 7.
  • NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 2014 EVENTS AT THE MORTON ARBORETUM

    The Morton Arboretum welcomes winter with several holiday events, returning favorites, engaging classes, and fun family outings. Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum returns on November 21, with new features including the Symphony of Lights—where lights dance synchronized to the music of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. In November and December, we invite music lovers to enjoy a classical concert with the Chamber Concert Series.