Restore the Woodland: Many Hands, One Goal
Get involved in restoring the beauty and wonder of this magnificent, rare woodland ecosystem—so we may enjoy it now and ensure its survival for future generations.
Ecological restoration provides many benefits to the environment, such as biodiversity and wildlife habitat, as well as benefits to our communities, such as clean air and reduced flooding.
Help The Morton Arboretum do this important work!
Volunteer —We rely on generous, dedicated people to help us maintain our natural areas. Volunteering is a fun and fascinating way to learn about how woodland, prairie, and wetland ecosystems work.
Enroll in the Woodland Stewardship Training Program— Want even more hands-on volunteer work, plus training? We need volunteers who want to learn about woodland ecosystems so they can work independently in the field. This program covers practical techniques such as plant identification and invasive species management, as well as broad principles of ecology, conservation, and restoration
Take a class —Learn more about woodlands, other ecosystems, and the exciting, growing field of restoration ecology. The Arboretum offers hundreds of classes taught by experienced professionals, renowned experts, and authors.
Become an Arboretum Member— Join our community to support the Arboretum's mission to plant and conserve trees for a greener, healthier, more beautiful world.
Donate now to the Arboretum— More than ever, the Arboretum relies on gifts of all sizes from supporters who believe in our mission. Your gift responds to a vital need for planting and conserving trees.