Each year, the Perennial Report illustrates the year’s highlights, a financial summary, and a listing of donors who generously supported the Arboretum’s mission and commitment to trees.
Thank you for valuing trees and supporting The Morton Arboretum!
For The Morton Arboretum, 2022 celebrated a century of planting and protecting trees for a greener, healthier, and more beautiful world. Through time the Arboretum has grown from Joy Morton’s vision into one of the world’s most impactful public gardens, known for its scientifically important collection of trees, relevant nature education programs, influential tree research, world-spanning conservation partnerships to safeguard trees, and its beautiful landscapes.
For The Morton Arboretum, 2021 was a year of renewal and anticipation. Even as the coronavirus pandemic continued, the Arboretum was able to successfully resume and introduce new educational programs and events, welcome a million guests on-site, and begin new initiatives–including construction of The Grand Garden–all while making a substantial impact for trees and people in the Chicago region and beyond. Leading up to its centennial year in 2022, the Arboretum has been growing stronger than ever.
For The Morton Arboretum, 2020 brought disruptions and challenges like none in its history. While the coronavirus pandemic required adaptations to norms and plans, the Arboretum stood resilient and advanced its mission to plant and protect trees for a greener, healthier, and more beautiful world.
In 2019, The Morton Arboretum inspired tree champions while advancing its mission to plant and protect trees for a greener, healthier, and more beautiful world.
In 2018, The Morton Arboretum advanced the cause of trees through impacts in science and conservation, education, and plant collections. Explore this Perennial Report, which reviews a year of discovery and accomplishment. Here you will find a video of the year’s highlights, a financial summary, and a listing of donors who generously supported the Arboretum’s mission.
Review the highlights of 2017, including financial information and a list of supporters who make possible our work as the champion of trees.
Read the report to see how the Arboretum carried out its mission to encourage the planting and conservation of trees and other plants for a greener, healthier, and more beautiful world. We invite you to review our progress and to continue to champion trees with us.
2015: A year of champions. Read The Morton Arboretum’s annual report to see our accomplishments, financial information, and a list of our supporters.