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  • NEWS RELEASE: THE ENCHANTED RAILROAD RETURNS TO THE MORTON ARBORETUM

    The Morton Arboretum welcomes back its popular Enchanted Railroad this January with a theme that celebrates the seasons and a new LEGO® train car created by the artist behind this summer’s smash exhibit Nature Connects. The exhibit opens Jan. 15 and continues through Feb. 21.
  • NEWS RELEASE: THE MORTON ARBORETUM INTRODUCES FIRST-EVER ARBORETUM BEER

    This month, The Morton Arboretum will introduce Arbor Oak Amber Ale, its first-ever namesake beer. Brewed in partnership with Chicago’s Lake Effect Brewing Co. using oak from the Arboretum’s grounds and Wisconsin special-roast malts, the new beer is a perfect blend of seasonal flavors.
  • MORTON ARBORETUM PRESIDENT AND CEO GERARD DONNELLY NAMED TO BOTANIC GARDENS CONSERVATION INTERNATIONAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS

    Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI), the world’s largest plant conservation network, announced the appointment of Gerard T. Donnelly, Ph.D., President and CEO of The Morton Arboretum, to its Board of Directors.
  • Gifts for a gardener

    Drop by The Arboretum Store at The Morton Arboretum to find a distinctive, inspiring, or useful gift for your favorite gardener for the 2015 holiday season.
  • FALL COLOR REPORT: NOVEMBER 5-NOVEMBER 11, 2015

    Ed Hedborn, Manager of Plant Records, reports on what’s in color each week throughout the season. For the latest updates on what’s blooming at the Arboretum, call the Bloom 'n Color Hotline at 630-719-7955.
  • FALL COLOR REPORT: OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2015