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Mission messaging

  • Trees Inspire

    Trees are living symbols of beauty, strength, life, hope, and more. Share your story about a distinctive or favorite tree, or your connection to a certain tree, and read stories from other tree champions like you.  

    The green leafy canopy of a large tree
  • Growing Brilliantly

    People need trees. Help preserve and protect trees in your community and around the world when you support the Growing Brilliantly campaign at the Arboretum.

    A grove of trees
  • Hike the Arboretum

    Enjoy the unique beauty of The Morton Arboretum’s trees and early spring woodland ephemerals with one of these recommended hikes.

    A visitor hiking in the weeds surrounded by wildflowers
  • Dig Deeper

    As an education leader, we engage students, families, teachers, and life-long learners to dig a little deeper into the science of trees.

    A youth volunteer and a child inspecting rings on a tree cross-section with a magnifying glass.
  • Benefits of Trees

    Embrace all that trees have to offer—keeping us healthy to providing cleaner air, creating safer cities and increased home values, and surrounding us in beauty.

    Showy flowers of the redbud are light to dark magenta pink in color, appearing in clusters on branches before the leaves appear
  • A Greener Future

    With scientific research at home and conservation leadership around the world, The Morton Arboretum is leading in the work to save trees.  

    Close up of a leaf and acorns

The Morton Arboretum: To plant and protect trees for a greener, healthier, and more beautiful world.

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