Research Projects

Addressing key challenges facing trees

A Living Laboratory

The Morton Arboretum is a scientific powerhouse, building knowledge and spurring action to sustain trees.

Arboretum scientists conduct research to address the key challenges facing trees. Scientific knowledge translates to technical expertise and action, ensuring trees thrive long into the future. Research projects encompass questions about tree care, plant diversity, climate change, and ecosystem restoration. Partnerships are at the center of this work through an extensive network of scientific collaborators. Explore science and conservation projects below and filter by research themes.



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