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  • NEWS RELEASE: MORTON ARBORETUM RESEARCHERS RECOGNIZED WITH PROMINENT APPOINTMENTS, EXPANDED LEADERSHIP ROLES

    Two members of The Morton Arboretum’s research team have been recently honored with high-profile appointments, bolstering the Arboretum’s leadership in global tree research and conservation.
  • Plant Health Care Report issue 2014-16

    The Scouting Report of The Morton Arboretum for August 22, 2014.
  • NEWS RELEASE: 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.
  • Plant Health Care Report issue 2014-15

    The Scouting Report of The Morton Arboretum for Aug 8, 2014.
  • Plant Health Care Report issue 2014-14

    The Scouting Report of The Morton Arboretum for July 25, 2014.
  • How to read a plant label

    The Arboretum grounds are divided into quadrants (see the  The Morton Arboretum Plant Collections map). Letters indicate the grid lines running from south to north, while numbers indicate those from west to east. To find a plant on the grounds, first consult the plant collections catalog for its scientific name and grid locations.