Restoration at the Arboretum

Small stream running through tall trees in natural area on East Side of The Morton Arboretum

Assisting the recovery of our woodlands, wetlands, prairies, streams

The Morton Arboretum has 900 acres of natural areas that are managed to improve the health and diversity of northern Illinois’ natural ecosystems.  Arboretum staff works together with an extensive community of people from the region to implement adaptive management strategies to sustain healthy ecosystems on Arboretum grounds.