The Morton Arboretum is a nonprofit organization that collects and studies trees, shrubs, and other plants from around the world. Arboretum donors and members, volunteers and staff all work together to make the Arboretum a leader in tree science, conservation, and education.
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Membership at The Morton Arboretum provides a unique experience 365 days of the year. Along with a rich array of member benefits and privileges for you and your family, you also are supporting the Arboretum's internationally recognized collections, leading scientific research, and pioneering education programs. LEARN MORE
Your gift recipient will receive great, member-only benefits, including: free admission and parking 365 days a year, a 15% discount (or more!) on educational classes, 10% off on most purchases made at The Arboretum Store, reciprocal admission to more than 300 arboreta and gardens across North America, invitations to special member-only events, and much more! Learn more
Volunteering is an enriching way support The Morton Arboretum. People of all ages offer valuable help throughout the Arboretum. Volunteers are an important part of the Arboretum’s success. LEARN MORE
Working at the Arboretum
Employees of The Morton Arboretum are passionate about trees and nature, and support its mission by working in a variety of departments including research, collections, education, development, administration, horticulture, marketing, retail operations, and visitor services. LEARN MORE
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