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  • FALL COLOR REPORT: NOVEMBER 5-NOVEMBER 11, 2015

    Ed Hedborn, Manager of Plant Records, reports on what’s in color 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.
  • FALL COLOR REPORT: OCTOBER 29-NOVEMBER 4, 2015

  • The Arboretum embarks on a project to renew the DuPage River

    Visitors to The Morton Arboretum in November and December will likely start to see something that has been hidden for years: the banks of the DuPage River.
  • FALL COLOR REPORT: OCTOBER 22-OCTOBER 28, 2015

    Fall colors are spectacular in our East Woods and tree collections and around Lake Marmo and Sterling Pond. Sugar maples are mostly yellow to yellow-orange with a few hints of red. The Maple and Oak collections are especially lovely places for a stroll to view colorful trees and other plants from around the world.For the latest fall color updates from the Arboretum, call the Bloom 'n Color Hotline at 630-719-7955.
  • FALL COLOR REPORT: OCTOBER 15-OCTOBER 21, 2015

    The continued bright sunny days and cool nights have led to greater fall color, making a walk around Lake Marmo and through the Oak and Maple collections a visual delight. For the latest fall color updates from The Morton Arboretum, call the Bloom 'n Color Hotline at 630-719-7955.
  • NEWS RELEASE: EXPERIENCE CHAMBER MUSIC IN A CLASSIC SETTING AT THE MORTON ARBORETUM

    Be swept away by classical chamber music this winter, performed in The Morton Arboretum’s historic Thornhill Education Center. Enjoy intimate, Sunday afternoon concerts while overlooking a scenic vista, followed by a reception.