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  • 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.

  • Plant Health Care Report issue 2014-15

    The Scouting Report of The Morton Arboretum for Aug 8, 2014.
  • Get Active at the Arb this August

    With nine miles of roads and 16 miles of hiking trails, The Morton Arboretum is an outdoor oasis. Every day of the year, the Arboretum’s beautiful scenery, challenging hills and shaded roads and trails beckon visitors to explore its 1,700 acres – whether hiking the trails, or biking or running the roads.
  • Farm to Table Dinner brings al fresco dining to the Arboretum

    As part of the Arboretum’s Savor the Seasons Dinner Series, The Morton Arboretum is hosting an elegant Farm to Table Dinner on Friday, August 15 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. This one-of-a-kind meal features fresh, local ingredients expertly prepared and served under the new White Pine Pavilion, located just east of the Hedge Garden on the Concert Lawn and offers diners the opportunity to spend a late summer evening under the stars, while enjoying delicious farm-fresh food and music from acoustic classical guitarist Neil Dixon Smith.