The Morton Arboretum has received a Museums for America grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to evaluate four of its most significant tree collections and to identify opportunities to sustain and strengthen their conservation value for the future.
The one-of-a-kind winter experience, Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum, opens Saturday, November 17 to awe and delight visitors to The Morton Arboretum with all-new experiences and returning favorites.
The Morton Arboretum is proud to announce the release of “Planted: Finding Your Roots in STEM Careers,” a podcast designed to give STEM-focused high school or early college students an introduction to the wide variety of environmentally-focused career paths available to them. The episodes feature tree and plant professionals at all stages of their respective careers—from an undergraduate intern exploring plant DNA, to a horticulture instructor at a community college, and an ethnopharmacologist studying plants used in traditional medicine and their potential ability to fight diseases such
The Morton Arboretum announces a new name for its highly regarded Woodland Stewardship Program: the Natural Areas Conservation Training (N-ACT) Program. The new name is meant to more closely underscore the program’s focus on all types of natural areas found in the region, including wetlands, prairies, woodlands and other natural habitats. The program will offer increased flexiblity to participants.