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  • NEWS RELEASE: NEW STUDY FROM THE MORTON ARBORETUM REVEALS CHICAGOANS’ TAKE ON TREES

    Chicago and its seven surrounding counties have more than 150 million trees – trees that make our communities healthier, more sustainable and more beautiful. Yet Chicago-area trees are under threat, with one of every five parkway trees likely to soon be destroyed by the emerald ash borer beetle. Chicago-area residents are concerned, as evidenced by a new survey commissioned by The Morton Arboretum. The Lisle-based tree-focused institution’s Talking Trees survey reveals just how much Chicago-area residents care about our trees and the future of our urban forest–the trees that live alongside people in our city and suburbs.
  • BLOOM REPORT: WEEK OF APRIL 17, 2015

    Each spring, trees, shrubs, bulbs and wildflowers bloom throughout the The Morton Arboretum’s 1,700 acres. Ed Hedborn, Manager of Plant Records, reports on what’s blooming 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.
  • Plant Health Care Report issue 2015-2

    The scouting report of The Morton Arboretum for April 17, 2015.
  • NEWS RELEASE: THE MORTON ARBORETUM TO SHOWCASE TREES’ IMPORTANT ROLE IN OUR CITIES’ FUTURE

    Just as they need water and sunlight, trees need each and every one of us to thrive. This Arbor Day, The Morton Arboretum is bringing attention to the actions Chicagoans can take in their daily lives to care for trees–so crucial to the future of our city and region–with two public events taking place in Chicago.
  • BLOOM REPORT: WEEK OF APRIL 10, 2015

    Each spring, trees, shrubs, bulbs and wildflowers bloom throughout the The Morton Arboretum’s 1,700 acres. Ed Hedborn, Manager of Plant Records, reports on what’s blooming each week throughout the season.
  • Plant Health Care Report GDD update April 10, 2015

    Plant Health Care Report Growing Degree Day update for April 10, 2015.