Arboretum Earns Accreditation

The Morton Arboretum (Lisle, IL) has accredited the Agnes Scott Arboretum as a Level I arboretum in the Morton Register of Arboreta. The Morton Register of Arboreta and its system of accreditation are a service of the Morton Arboretum to 1) foster the establishment and professionalism of arboreta, 2) identify arboreta capable of participating or collaborating in certain scientific, collections, or conservation activity, and 3) advance the planting and conservation of trees to improve the world. An accredited arboretum is one that has met certain professional standards of established arboreta. Go here to learn more.