Strategic Pursuits

Targeted action for The Morton Arboretum’s second century.

Public Relations

Look to The Morton Arboretum first for tree and plant information.

Whether you’re a reporter on deadline or a producer looking for story ideas, the Arboretum offers extensive resources.

Contact the Public Relations team for more information and to schedule interviews:


Kara Silva

Public Relations Specialist
Phone: 630-719-5768
E-mail: ksilva@mortonarb.org


Tari Marshall

Head of Public Relations and Social Media
Phone: 630-725-2103
E-mail: tmarshall@mortonarb.org

Connect with Experts

Arboretum scientists and staff are experts on a wide variety of tree and plant topics. Schedule an interview today.

Chicago and regional tree issues

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Global tree conservation

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Climate change

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Nature education

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About the Arboretum

The Morton Arboretum is an internationally recognized outdoor tree museum and tree research center in Lisle, Illinois. Its 1,700 acres include 16 miles of hiking trails, a Children’s Garden, educational exhibitions, a Visitor Center, and specialty tree and plant collections.

Fact sheet

Frequently Asked Questions

For more answers to your questions, email the Public Relations team.

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