Donation Day

Donation Day

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 9:00am – 4:00pm Admission to Klehm is free the first Tuesday of every month. This is our invitation to check out the grounds with friends, family, and fellow community members. Our 1.8 mile paved path is ideal for walking and friendly,...
2016 Summer Appeal

2016 Summer Appeal

Dear Friends of Klehm, Have you been to Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden lately?  Rockford’s living museum continues to evolve and transform, like Rockford, change happens over time and is the product of hard work and positive attitudes.  You can see change, but...
Amazon Shopping

Amazon Shopping

Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden whenever you shop on AmazonSmile. Click here and bookmark this link.  The next time you are shopping on Amazon, be sure to use the link above and you...

Volunteers Needed

We are gearing up for an active 2016 and are in need of many volunteers for upcoming events and work in the gardens. School groups welcome! If you are interested in helping in any of these capacities, contact Chris at 815-965-8146. Current Opportunities [contact-form...
Oak Woodland Restoration Begins

Oak Woodland Restoration Begins

Work has begun to restore 15 acres of native oak woodland at Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden. This project, funded by a grant from the Dr. Courtney J. & Margaret Hutchins Hamlin Family Fund of the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois, allows Klehm to...
New Treehouse Project at Klehm

New Treehouse Project at Klehm

A new initiative by Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden is expected to take visitors to new heights. The nonprofit living museum, owned by Forest Preserves of Winnebago County, is in the early planning stages to construct three treehouses in as many years on the...