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Earth Month at the Morris

Purple and orange tulips in bloom.

Morris Arboretum & Gardens has nature-focused tours, talks, and events all April long!

People, Plants & Penn Discussion Series

Fostering Resiliency: Helping our Forests and Wildlife Respond to a Rapidly Changing Climate
Thursday, April 18 • 12 – 1:30 PM
Virtual. Advance registration required.

Join Penn Alumni and the Morris Arboretum & Gardens for a free moderated panel about how a warming climate could determine the fate of our ecosystem and its millions of interconnected species. Moderated by Executive Director Bill Cullina, this panel discussion brings together forward-thinking experts from the University of Pennsylvania and beyond to shed light on strategies to foster resiliency among our native trees, birds, and mammals.

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Private Gardens of Philadelphia

Virtual Book Talk
Thursday, April 25 • 7 pm
Members: $30 • Non-members: $35

Author Nicole Juday will give us a look inside her gorgeous new book, Private Gardens of Philadelphia, highlighting 21 of our area’s rarely seen private gardens.

In-Person Book Purchase & Signing
Saturday, April 27 • 10 am
Fee: $60 (includes a signed copy of the publication and Morris admission)

Join us in person for a celebratory launch of the first-ever coffee table book on Philadelphia’s spectacular private gardens!

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A green meadow in a wetland, lush with greenery and white flowers.
Mid-Atlantic Plant Conference
A Focus on Forest Health

Friday, May 31 • 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
$150 registrant • $80 for students

The general public is invited to attend either in person or virtually as we bring together a panel of plant scientists and conservation experts for an intensive one-day conference that highlights the intersection of plant science and conservation.