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  • FALL COLOR REPORT FROM THE MORTON ARBORETUM: WEEK OF OCT. 4-10

    Each year, The Morton Arboretum’s trees are a prime stop for area leaf-peepers, as many of the Arboretum’s 4,200 varieties of trees turn a brilliant palette of vibrant reds, oranges and golds. Ed Hedborn is the Arboretum’s official Fall Color Scout and reports on the Arboretum’s color each week during the season.
  • Urban tree study published

    The Morton Arboretum, in cooperation with the U.S. Forest Service, has today released the results of their “Urban Trees and Forests of the Chicago Region” study of trees in the seven-county Chicago region.
  • Honors for Arboretum researchers

    The Arboretum’s research efforts have brought its scientists two prestigious awards in recent months.
  • How glass pumpkins are made

    See how glass becomes art in a dazzling video.
  • Plant Health Care Report Issue 2013-16

    The Scouting Report of The Morton Arboretum for Aug 23, 2013.
  • DR. BRYANT SCHARENBROCH RECEIVES ISA'S EARLY CAREER SCIENTIST AWARD

    Dr. Bryant Scharenbroch, an urban soil scientist at The Morton Arboretum, is this year's recipient of the International Society of Arboriculture's (ISA) Early Career Scientist Award.