The Morton Arboretum’s Community Trees Program has approved $211,000 in matching grants for northern Illinois communities within the Lake Michigan watershed to help restore the tree canopy lost to the emerald ash borer.
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- 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.
- The Morton Arboretum will be abuzz with activity during Honey Bee Days, Saturday, Sept. 20 and Sunday, Sept. 21. Taking place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and free with admission, the event honors the hardworking pollinator with family activities, informal talks with beekeepers and a special occasion — the ninth “Bee-day” of The Morton Arboretum Children’s Garden.
- 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.
- 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.
- The Scouting Report of The Morton Arboretum for August 22, 2014.