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  • Pine trees a varying sizes on a hillside
    The Champion of Trees

    The Morton Arboretum, a 1,700-acre living museum, champions trees throughout the world via scientific study, conservation, and advocacy.

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  • A little girl holding a leaf to her cheek and looking up at the tree canopy
    Double Your Impact

    Make a gift to the Growing Brilliantly campaign, and the $1 Million Hamill Family Challenge will help you do twice as much good. 

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  • Visitors walking on a paved road
    Hike the Arboretum

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

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  • Children looking at a samples of tree leaves
    Budding Scientists

    Grow tree stewards of the future by inspiring creativity and learning at the many education programs just for youth at The Morton Arboretum.

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  • Looking skyward at a grove of trees
    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.

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  • Close up of a leaf and acorns
    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.  

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To plant and protect trees for a greener, healthier, and more beautiful world

Origami Horses
Origami in the Garden

Masters of the Japanese art of folding paper create delicate shapes. Then an artist casts them as large metal sculptures. See them now through October 22. 

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Not All Classrooms Have Walls

Learn by doing! Try classes for adults or children, from photography and art to gardening and bird-watching to tree expertise and conservation training. 

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Unwind on Wednesdays

Wednesdays, Woods & Wine is back! Enjoy wine, live music, and light fare on Wednesday evenings, June 7 through August 30. 

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Inside of a greenhouse with young plants growing
Room to Grow

Arboretum plants are finding a home in new greenhouses constructed with help from donors to the $63 million Growing Brilliantly campaign.

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Summer Store display of sunflower items
Shop the Store

With a wonderful selection of nature-inspired items, you can find unique treasures in the store or online while supporting the Arboretum.

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Darrell Jackson standing by trees
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"This is a place of great talent and fresh energy addressing many key issues facing our communities. I tell people all the time, 'If you want lasting impact, support The Morton Arboretum.' "

Darrell Jackson
Arboretum Board of Trustees