Announcing 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 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.
The Illinois Tollway and The Morton Arboretum have partnered to plant 58,000 trees along highways and develop new knowledge through scientific research about tree planting and care in roadside conditions.
In celebration of the Chicago region’s trees, The Morton Arboretum and Openlands are partnering to launch Tree-mendous Tree Stories, an online collection of curated stories highlighting people’s connections to trees.